Johnny Groth

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Johnny Groth
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Center fielder
Born: (1926-07-23)July 23, 1926
Chicago, Illinois
Died: August 7, 2021(2021-08-07) (aged 95)
Palm Beach, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 1946, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
July 28, 1960, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average.279
Home runs60
Runs batted in486

John Thomas Groth (July 23, 1926 – August 7, 2021) was an American professional baseball outfielder and scout. He played for the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, and Kansas City Athletics. His career lasted from 1946 to 1960.[1] Groth was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Groth died on August 7, 2021 at his home in Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 95.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Johnny Groth Statistics and History". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 13, 2021.
  2. Donnelly, Shannon (August 12, 2021). "Obituary: John T. Groth, 95, former Major Leaguer and longtime town resident". Palm Beach Daily News. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved August 13, 2021.