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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dennis Dale McClain  

Pen Name: Dennis McClain and Denny McClain

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: March 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the Chicago suburb of Markham. He played ball for Mount Carmel High School and was a pitcher fo the Chicago White Sox from 1962-1963.

Biographical and Professional Information

Besides being a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, Denny McLain was also a pitcher fo the Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves. He was the Cohost of ''The Eli & Denny Show'' - with Eli Zaret.

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