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On this Date 1932 - HOF Johnny Allen Begins MLB Career

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 04/19/21, 5:00AM EDT

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On this day in history, Johnny Allen made his major league pitching debut for the New York Yankees.

April 19, 1932 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Johnny Allen made his major league pitching debut for the New York Yankees.  Allen went on to record a 17-4 mark and a 3.70 earned run average during his rookie year as the Yankees won the World Series. Born in Lenoir, Allen was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1977.

Johnny Allen - NCSHOF