George Zuverink

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George Zuverink
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Pitcher
Born: (1924-08-20)August 20, 1924
Holland, Michigan
Died: September 8, 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 90)
Tempe, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
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
Strikeouts223
Teams

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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