George Zuverink

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George Zuverink
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Born: (1924-08-20)August 20, 1924
Holland, Michigan
Died: September 8, 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 90)
Tempe, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right
April 21, 1951, for the Cleveland Indians
Last appearance
June 15, 1959, for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Win–loss record32–36
Earned run average3.73

George Zuverink (August 20, 1924 – September 8, 2014) was an American professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of eight Major League Baseball seasons (1951-52, 1954-59) with the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Redlegs, Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles. He was born in Holland, Michigan.

Zuverink died in Tempe, Arizona from complications from pneumonia caused by a fractured hip he suffered from a fall in May 2014.[1] He was 90 years old.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • The editors of the Sporting News (1992). Baseball A Doubleheader Collection of Facts, Feats, & Firsts. St. Louis, Mo.: The Sporting News Publishing Co. ISBN 0-88365-785-6..

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