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George Edward JeffcoatBorn: Dec. 24, 1913 in New Brookland, S.C.Died: Oct. 13, 1978 in Leesville, S.C.Debut: 1936 | Pos: PH: 5’11.5″ | W: 175 | B: R | T: RYR W L G SV IP SO ERA4 7 11 70 3 169.2 86 4.51>> Visit the George Jeffcoat biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.George Jeffcoat pitched in 70 games over four years in Major League baseball. Jeffcoat, of New Brookfield, finished his career with a 7-11 record and 3 saves in 169.2 innings pitched. His career earned run average was a 4.51.Jeffcoat’s best season came in 1936 when he finished with a 5-6 record and a 4.52 earned run average in 95.2 innings for the Dodgers. That season, he struck out 46 batters and collected three saves.An article on the 1940 Nashville Vols, Minorleaguebaseball.com’s #47 team of all time, includes some information on Jeffcoat who went 14-6 that season for the Southern Association winners.In the opening round of the playoffs, Jeffcoat struck out 18 batters in a 6-1 win over Chattanooga.