|Born: January 25, 1918|
Grant Parish, Louisiana
|Died: January 31, 1980 (aged 62)|
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 27, 1940 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 25, 1946 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Earned run average||3.48|
Edward Marvin Head (January 25, 1918 in Selma, Louisiana - January 31, 1980 in Bastrop, Louisiana), was a former professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1940-1946. He would play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Head was a natural left-hander but switched to righty after breaking his arm in a bus crash in 1935 accident. After serving in the Army and not pitching in the majors in 1945, Head pitched a no-hitter in his first start of 1946,, but failed to make the major league club in spring training of 1947, and never pitched in the majors again. He mananged the Asheville Tourists minor league baseball club in 1949. A History of Professional Baseball in Asheville, By Bill Ballew. The History Press, 2007. (Google Books)</ref>
- ↑ Head Pitches No-Hit, No-Run Game, by Carl Lundquest, United Press as reported in the Pennsylvania Daily News, April 24th 1946, Page 2.
- ↑ Ed Head Throws No-Hitter in First Start Since July, 1944, by Jack Hand, Associated Press as reported in the Moberly Monitor-Index, April 4th, 1946, page 6.
- ↑ Ed (No-Hit) Head Released by Flock .Associated Press, as reported in Stars and Strips, April 15th, 1947.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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