From BR Bullpen
George Bertram Knothe
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.
- School University of Pennsylvania
- High School Passaic High School
- Debut April 25, 1932
- Final Game May 25, 1932
- Born January 12, 1898 in Bayonne, NJ USA
- Died July 3, 1981 in Dover, NJ USA
 Biographical Information
Ivy Leaguer George Knothe came to the major leagues at age 34, years after his time at the University of Pennsylvania.
He was with Pueblo in 1928. In 1929 he was the regular shortstop on the 1929 Kansas City Blues, who had won 111 games.
His brother Fritz Knothe came to the Phillies the year after George was there. Both Fritz and George were famous as a result of their participation on the "Wonder Team", a top high school basketball team in Passaic, NJ which went years without losing a game.