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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsAl PortoAlfred PortoNickname: LeftyBorn: June 27, 1926 in Heilwood, PADied: July 6, 2005 in Lancaster, CADebut: 1948 | Pos: PH: 5’11” | W: 176 | B: L | T: LYRWLGSVIPSOERA100304.010.00>> Visit theAL PORTO biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Al Porto, a pitcher who tallied four innings in the major leagues, died on July 6, 2005 in Lancaster, Pa. Porto was 22 years old when he made his debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1948. He pitched four innings in three games, posting a 0.00 ERA. He allowed two hits and a walk and recorded one strikeout.