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Ken Reynolds

Kenneth Lee Reynolds (born January 4, 1947) is an American former professional baseball player who had a six-year career in Major League Baseball between and . The left-handed pitcher appeared in 103 games for the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres of the National League, and the Milwaukee Brewers, then members of the American League. He began his career as a starting pitcher and ended as a reliever. His MLB appearances were almost evenly split between starting (51) and bullpen assignments (52)

Born in Trevose, Pennsylvania, Reynolds graduated from Marlborough High School (Massachusetts), and attended New Mexico Highlands University. He was selected by the Phillies in the fourth round of the 1966 Major League Baseball Draft and was listed as tall and .

Reynolds had a good minor-league career, posting a 117–89 won–lost record and a 3.65 career earned run average in 282 games over 12 seasons. But he failed to carry over that success to the major leagues. He lost 29 of his 36 MLB-career decisions (yielding a poor .269 winning percentage), although he played largely for losing teams. In , he lost 15 games and won only two while a member of the last-place Phillies, who dropped 97 of their 156 games played that strike-shortened season. He lost 12 straight decisions from the start of 1972, tying a National League record. That campaign was Reynolds' last full year in the majors; he split the , and seasons between the big leagues and the minors. In 375 total MLB innings pitched, he surrendered 370 hits and 196 bases on balls, with 197 strikeouts. His total pro career lasted for 14 years (1966–1979).

After retiring from the mound, Reynolds was a minor league pitching coach in the Provided by Wikipedia
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