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Bob Cerv
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Left fielder
Born: (1925-05-05)May 5, 1925
Weston, Nebraska
Died: April 6, 2017(2017-04-06) (aged 91)
Blair, Nebraska
Batted: Right Threw: Right
August 1, 1951, for the New York Yankees
Last appearance
July 29, 1962, for the Houston Colt .45s
MLB statistics
Batting average .276
Home runs 105
Runs batted in 374
Career highlights and awards

Robert Henry Cerv (May 5, 1925 – April 6, 2017) was a former American baseball player. Before his professional career, he was a collegiate baseball and basketball player at the University of Nebraska. He was born in Weston, Nebraska.

Cerv signed with the New York Yankees in 1950 and was a little-used reserve outfielder on the Yankee teams of the early 1950s. Cerv played for the Yankees from 1951 through 1956, again in 1960, and lastly from 1961 through 1962. He also played for the Kansas City Athletics (1957-1960), Los Angeles Angels (1961), and the Houston Colt .45s (1962).

Cerv died on April 6, 2017 in Blair, Nebraska from a stroke, aged 91.

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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