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Born in Rosedale, New York, USA
Died in Rocky River, Ohio, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameHerbert Jude Score
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Herb Score was born on June 7, 1933 in Rosedale, New York, USA as Herbert Jude Score. He was married to Nancy McNamara. He died on November 11, 2008 in Rocky River, Ohio, USA.

Spouse (1)

Nancy McNamara (July 1957 - 11 November 2008) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (5)

Pitcher for the Cleveland Indians (1955-1959) and Chicago White Sox (1960-1962).
1955 American League Rookie of the Year.
His pitching career ended on May 7, 1957, when Gil McDougald of the New York Yankees lined a ball off Score's right eye, breaking his nose and a number of bones in his face. Score's pitching motion never recovered, and he never won more than nine games after the injury.
After his playing career ended, Score became a radio announcer. His deep voice and New York accent became a fixture for generations of Indians fans. He retired from broadcasting in 1997, after 24 years in the booth.
Led the American League in Shutouts (5) in 1956.

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