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Dennis Ward Galehouse (December 7, 1911 – December 18, 1998) was an American Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
pitcher with the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox
and the St. Louis Browns
St. Louis Browns
between 1934 and 1949. Galehouse batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Marshallville, Ohio

Galehouse in 1940

Galehouse led the American League in fewest bases on balls allowed per nine innings pitched (2.482) in 1947, and finished fifth in shutouts in the American League (with three) that season.[1] In 15 seasons, Galehouse had a 109–118 win–loss record, pitched 375 games (258 starts), 100 complete games, 17 shutouts, 13 saves, 851 strikeouts, and a 3.97 ERA. Galehouse started a one-game winner-take-all playoff for the Boston Red Sox against Cleveland in October 1948 to determine who would win the AL pennant. The Sox lost that game and Cleveland went on to win the World Series that year. Galehouse remained in baseball after his playing career as a scout for both the Red Sox and Indians, as well as the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
and San Diego Padres. He died in Doylestown, Ohio, at the age of 86. See also[edit]

List of Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
career wins leaders

References[edit]

^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/galehde01.shtml

External links[edit]

Interview with baseball player Denny Galehouse
Denny Galehouse
(sound recording) by Eugene C. Murdock on Nov. 18, 1974, in Doylestown, Ohio
Doylestown, Ohio
(90 min.). Available on Cleveland Public Library's Digital Gallery. Denny Galehouse
Denny Galehouse
at Find a Grave

Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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