Roy Partlow

Roy Partlow 5

Born: June 8, 1911 in Washington, Georgia
Died: April 19, 1987 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Position: P/Of
Bats: Left Throws: Left
HT: 6-0 WT: 180 lb.

In 1939-40 he did not allow earned runs in 38 consecutive innings…in 1940-41, he became the first and only pitcher to win a batting title and one of two with .400+ (the other was Bob Thurman in 1947-48)…on March 24th, 1940, he struck out seven players of Mayagüez in a row: José A. Figueroa, Danny García, Pedro Jaime Reyes, Lupe Ortiz, Juan Daviú, Eugenio Cámara and Ramón “Nica” Bayrón.. also he struck out 10+ in a game two times:

10/5/46Mayagüez   15 *[1]

[1] 12 innings

In 2013 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League.

Photo and colorization: Joe Torres.

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