Erautt won 15 games in a six-year major league career which spanned from 1947-1953. Erautt’s professional career began in 1942 at the age of 17 when he pitched for the Salem Senators before moving up to the Pacific Coast League’s Hollywood Stars. He stayed with the Stars until 1943 when he joined the army to serve during World War II. He broke into the big leagues in 1947 with the Cincinnati Reds, pitching in 36 games that season and winning four of them. Erautt pitched mostly in relief in the big leagues as he made just 22 starts in 164 games. His best season was 1949 when he pitched in 39 games for the Reds, allowing 99 hits in 112.2 innings and finishing with an ERA of 3.36. Erautt was much more successful in the minor leagues, winning 20 games twice. He died in San Diego on October 27, 2013.
Ed Erautt – career stats