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Clydell Castleman
Born: Sept. 8, 1913 in Donelson, Tenn.
Died: March 2, 1998 in Nashville, Tenn.
Debut: 1934 | Pos: P
H: 6′ | W: 185 | B: R | T: R

Yrs W L G SV IP SO ERA
6 36 26 121 1 586.2 225 4.25

>> Visit the Slick Castleman biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Slick Castleman, the last winning pitcher at the Phillies’ Baker Bowl, died on March 2, 1998 in Nashville, Tenn.

Castleman debuted for the Giants in 1934 and pitched for the team until 1939 when an injury ended his career. He compiled a career record of 36-26 and a 4.25 record and his best season came in 1935 when he finished 15-6 with a 4.09 ERA.

He pitched in the 1936 World Series against the Yankees, posting a 2.08 ERA in 4.1 innings with 5 strikeouts.