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George Zuverink

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 
MLB debut
April 21, 1951 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
June 15, 1959 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Win–loss record     32–36
Earned run average     3.73
Strikeouts     223
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. He was 90 years old.


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