Gerald Peter Buchek
Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: May 9, 1942 in St. Louis, MO
School: St. Louis University (St. Louis
Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1959.
Debut: June 30, 1961 (Age 19.052, 9,470th in MLB history)
vs. CHC 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Mets 1961-1968
Last Game: September 28, 1968 (Age 26.142)
vs. PHI 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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