Chris Short

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Inducted

A former Lewes High School athlete, Chris pitched in the major leagues 15 years. He was Delaware’s outstanding modern-day baseball pro. In a 13-year pitching career with the Philadelphia Phillies,
he won 132 games and lost 127 and was a 20-game winner in 1966. He pitched in two major league All-Star games (1964 & 1967),  and was a three-time Wilmington Sportswriters and Broadcasters
Association’s Delaware “Athlete of the Year” (1962,65 & 67). In 1964, because of injuries to three other starting pitchers, along with Jim Bunning, he started 10 of the last 15 games of the
season.

 

 

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