Turk Lown

Turk Lown

Infobox MLB retired
name=Turk Lown

birthdate=birth date and age|1924|5|30
city-state|Brooklyn|New York
debutdate= April 24
debutyear= 1951
debutteam= Chicago Cubs
finaldate=September 22
finalteam= Chicago White Sox
stat1label=Pitching record
stat2label=Earned run average
* Chicago Cubs (1951-1954, 1956-1958)
* Cincinnati Reds (1958)
* Chicago White Sox (1958-1962)
*American League pennant: 1959

Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (Born May 30, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of eleven seasons (1951-1954, 1956-1962) with the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. For his career, he compiled a 55-61 record in 504 appearances, mostly as a relief pitcher, with a 4.12 earned run average and 574 strikeouts. Part of the White Sox team that won the American League in 1959, Lown did not give up a run in three appearances in the 1959 World Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

ee also

* List of Major League Baseball saves champions
* Chicago White Sox all-time roster

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