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Thursday, June 05, 2014

What ex-Ballplayer Was Born at Sea?

So, I was playing around with some basic queries in the Lahman Database for the SABR101x course.  I decided to do a search on the birthCountry column.  Here's something that caught my eye:

Who is that?  Well:
Ed Porray pitched 10 innings for the Buffalo Buffeds in 1914.  The Buffeds were part of the Federal League.  He finished the season, and his big league career, with a 4.35 ERA and a 6.99 FIP.  And, he's a now the answer to a trivia question!