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Harry Miller Imlay (1889-1948)

University Affiliation:
  • D.D.S. 1912
  • Varsity baseball, 1911 and 1912
Biographical Summary:
  • Major league baseball player, 1913
  • Dentist

 

Harry Miller Imlay was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on January 12, 1889. While a student in the Penn Dental School, he pitched for his class's freshman baseball team before playing on Penn's University team in 1911 and 1912. At Penn he was also a member of Xi Psi Phi fraternity and of two dental societies, the Funnel Society and the Truman Society.

Imlay made his major league debut on July 7, 1913, as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. This was his only season in the major leagues.

Imlay was a dentist in Bordentown, Pennsylvania, for thirty-five years before his death there in 1948.

 

Photograph of Harry Miller Imlay pitching the ball

 

 

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