Joe Lake
Joe Lake.jpg
Born: (1881-01-06)January 6, 1881
Brooklyn, New York
Died: June 30, 1950(1950-06-30) (aged 69)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 21, 1908, for the New York Highlanders
Last MLB appearance
August 25, 1913, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record62–90
Earned run average2.85

Joseph Henry Lake (January 6, 1881 – June 30, 1950) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1908 to 1913. He played for the New York Highlanders, St. Louis Browns, and Detroit Tigers. Lake made his major league debut on April 21, 1908; his final game was five years later on August 25, 1913.[1] Lake's key pitches were the spitball and the fastball.[2]


  1. ^ "Joe Lake Statistics and History". Retrieved 2011-02-07.
  2. ^ James, Bill and Neyer, Rob. The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (Simon & Schuster, 2004), p. 273.