Chet Nichols Jr.
Born: February 22, 1931|
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Died: March 27, 1995 64) (aged|
Lincoln, Rhode Island
|April 19, 1951, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 24, 1964, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Earned run average||3.64|
|Career highlights and awards|
Chester Raymond Nichols Jr. (February 22, 1931 – March 27, 1995) was an American professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of nine seasons (1951, 1954–56, 1960–64) with the Boston/Milwaukee Braves, Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. He was the National League ERA champion as a rookie in 1951 with the Braves. He also finished runner-up to Willie Mays for the league's Rookie of the Year Award.
- List of Major League Baseball annual ERA leaders
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