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Don Bessent
Born: March 13, 1931(1931-03-13)
Jacksonville, Florida
Died: July 7, 1990 (aged 59)
Jacksonville, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 17, 1955 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1958 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
Record     14-7
Earned run average     4.05
Strikeouts     118
Career highlights and awards

Fred Donald Bessent (March 13, 1931 – July 7, 1990) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1955-1958 with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers.

He was born in Jacksonville, Florida.

He pitched in the 1955 & 1956 World Series for the Dodgers.

Bessent died in Jacksonville of a heat stroke.

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