Orville Armbrust Stats

Orville Armbrust was born on Monday, March 2, 1908, in Beirne, Arkansas. Armbrust was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 18, 1934, with the Washington Senators. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Orville Armbrust baseball stats page.

"Orville Armbrust who had a moment of fleeting fame in one of the three games he pitched in the majors, died recently in Mobile, Ala. He was 56. Armbrust hurled for the Senators briefly in 1934 and held Babe Ruth hitless in the Bambino's final appearance in a Yankee uniform." - Staff Writer John M. Flynn in The Berkshire Eagle (11/18/1967, The Referee's Sporting Chat , Page 19)
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Birth Name:
Orville Martin Armbrust
Nickname:
None
Born On:
03-02-1908  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Beirne, Arkansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
10-02-1967 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Mobile, Alabama
Cemetery:
Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama
High School:
Crossett High School (Crossett, AR)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
09-18-1934 (Age 26)
Last Game:
09-30-1934
Draft:
Not Applicable
Orville Armbrust

Orville Armbrust Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1934 26 Senators 3 2 1 1 0 1.000 2.13 0 0 0 12.2 51 10 3 3 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1 Year 3 2 1 1 0 1.000 2.13 0 0 0 12.2 51 10 3 3 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 -
Orville Armbrust

Orville Armbrust Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1934 26 Senators 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1 Year 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Orville Armbrust

Orville Armbrust Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1934 Senators P 3 2 38 7 2.3 7 1 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.97
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 3 2 38 7 2.3 7 1 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.97
1 Year 3 2 38 7 2.3 7 1 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.97
Orville Armbrust

Orville Armbrust Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1934 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.00 2.13 2.13
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1 Year 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.00 2.13 2.13
Orville Armbrust

Orville Armbrust Miscellaneous Items of Interest

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Orville Martin Armbrust was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Washington Senators ( 1934 ). When Armbrust made his big league debut on September 18, 1934 , he became the first big leaguer from the small logging town of Bierne ( Arkansas ).

Orville Armbrust Photograph
Orville Armbrust | The Orlando Sentinel | March 1, 1935
Did you know that when Orville Armbrust made his last big league start, on September 30, 1934 , he faced a Yankee starting lineup that included eight All-Stars; Frankie Crosetti , Red Rolfe , Bambino's , Lou Gehrig , George Selkirk , Tony Lazzeri , Ben Chapman , Arndt Jorgens , and Red Ruffing ? Armbrust pitched seven innings, surrendered seven hits, three earned runs, and beat the Bronx Bombers for his only career win .

Did you know that Armbrust never pitched again in the majors, despite holding Babe Ruth hitless in his final game ever played in a Yankees uniform? The box score:

Babe Ruth Final Game as Yankee Box Score
The Sioux City Journal | October 1, 1934 | Sports Page 1

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