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Edson Garfield Bahr
Born: October 16, 1919, Rouleau, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: April 6, 2007, in Seattle, Wash.
Debut: 1946 | Pos: P
H: 6’1.5″ | W: 172 | B: R | T: R

Yrs W L G SV IP SO ERA
2 11 11 46 0 219.0 69 3.37

>> Visit the ED BAHR biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Ed Bahr, who pitched for two years for Pittsburgh in the 1940s, died on April 6, 2007 in Seattle, Wash.

Bahr’s career totals include an 11-11 record and a 3.37 ERA in 219 innings pitched. His numbers include 69 strikeouts.

He was 26 when he made his debut with Pittsburgh in 1946. That season, he was 8-6 with a 2.63 ERA in 136.2 innings pitched. The next season, he was 3-5 with a 4.59 ERA in 83.1 innings pitched.

In May 1949, Pittsburgh traded him, along with Grady Wilson, to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Nanny Fernandez.