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Elmer Nathan Corwin
Born: December 3, 1926 in Newburgh, N.Y. 
Died: Oct. 23, 2003 in Geneva, Ill.
Debut: 1951 | Pos: P
Ht: 6’1″ | Wt: 170 | B: R | T: R

Yrs W L G SV IP SO ERA
5 18 10 117 5 289.1 142 3.98

>> Visit the Al Corwin biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Al Corwin, who pitched in the 1951 World Series with the New York Giants, died on Oct. 23, 2003 in Geneva, Ill. He was 76.

Corwin pitched in the major leagues from 1951-55, all with the Giants. He pitched in 117 games and posted a career record of 18-10 with a 3.98 ERA.

In 1951, he was 5-1 with a 3.66 ERA in 59 innings for the Giants. Four of his wins came in August as he helped New York to catch the Brooklyn Dodgers and win the NL Pennant. He pitched 1.2 innings against the Yankees in Game 5 of the World Series.

In 1953, he hit .281 in 32 at-bats with 2 home runs and 4 RBI.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia, and two children.

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