Theodore "Cork" Wilks (November 13, 1915 – August 21, 1989) was a professional baseball player. He was born in Fulton, New York.
Wilks was a right-handed pitcher over parts of ten seasons (1944–1953) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians. For his career, he compiled a 59–30 record in 385 appearances, most as a relief pitcher, with an 3.26 earned run average and 403 strikeouts. Wilks was a member of two Cardinals World Series championship teams, defeating the St. Louis Browns in 1944 and the Boston Red Sox in 1946. In World Series play, he compiled an 0–1 record in three appearances, with a 4.91 earned run average and seven strikeouts.
By Dean Hanley
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