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Harry Eisenstat

Born: Oct. 10, 1915 in Brooklyn, NY
Died: March 21, 2003 in Shaker Heights, Ohio
Debut: 1935 | Pos: P
H: 5-11 | W: 185 | B: L | T: L

YR W L G SV IP SO ERA
8 25 27 165 14 478.2 157 3.84

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Harry Eisenstat, who won 25 major league games as a pitcher, died on at the age of 87.

He finished with a 3.84 ERA and a 25-27 record in 478.2 innings pitched.

In the last game in 1938, Eisenstat pitched a no-hitter through 8 innings to help Detroit beat Cleveland 4-1. In that game, the opposing pitcher, Bob Feller, struck out 18 but lost the game.  That season, his best in the majors, Eisenstat pitched 125.1 innings and finished with a 9-6 record and 4 saves while posting a 3.73 ERA.

He was traded to Cleveland in 1939 for Hall of Famer Earl Averill.