Walter “Huck” Betts

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Inducted

Betts was signed out of Wesley Collegiate Institute to professional baseball. He pitched 10 years in the major leagues for the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Braves. He posted 13, 11 and 17-win
seasons in the majors, winning 61 games and losing 68. His earned run average with the Boston Braves in 1932, of 2.80,  was third lowest in the National League.  The Millsboro native also
posted a 2.79 ERA in 1933. Huck beat Carl Hubbell 2-1 in the game that snapped Hubbell’s record string of scoreless innings at 46.

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