Stew Bowers

Stew Bowers

Stew Bowers
Born: (1915-02-26)February 26, 1915
New Freedom, Pennsylvania
Died: December 14, 2005(2005-12-14) (aged 90)
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 5, 1935 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 18, 1937 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 2–1
Earned run average 4.60
Strikeouts 5

Stewart Cole (Doc) Bowers (February 26, 1915 – December 14, 2005) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1935 through 1937. Bowers was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in New Freedom, Pennsylvania.

Bowers played at Gettysburg College before being signed by the Boston Red Sox. He reached the majors in 1935 with the Red Sox and pitched 15 games for them between 1935 and 1936. He posted a 2–1 record with a 4.60 ERA and five strikeouts in 29 ⅓ innings, including two starts and one complete game. He also had a single appearance in 1937 as a pinch runner.

Following his baseball career, Bowers served in the military during World War II and later worked for American Insulator Company and for Ford Motor Company. Bowers died in Havertown, Pennsylvania, at the age of 80.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Historic Baseball
  • Retrosheet