Robert Henry Cerv
Positions: Leftfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: May 5, 1925 in Weston, NE
High School: Weston HS (Weston, NE)
School: University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1950.
Debut: August 1, 1951 (Age 26.088, 8,409th in MLB history)
vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Yankees/Colt.45's/Angels 1951-1962
Last Game: July 29, 1962 (Age 37.085)
vs. CHC 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- May 2016
- 5-6 1960s Baseball Blog: Heavenly Slugger:
Glancing Back, and Remembering Lee Thomas
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News -- December 2015
- 12-6 BoSox Injection: Boston Red Sox MVPs: Listing the top ten: Ranking the top-10 MVP award winners in Boston Red Sox history. The Most Valuable Player Award has a history that dates back to...
News -- May 2014
- 5-5 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 5/5: No future Astros with birthdays today, but four former Astros mark the day ~LF Bob Cerv (89)Cerv was a three-time Yankee...
News -- February 2014
- 2-15 BoSox Injection: Red Sox spring training of 1962: My first spring training was in 1962. The Red Sox were part of the Cactus League after vacating Payne Park in Sarasota back...
News -- May 2013
- 5-5 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 5/5: No future Astros, only former Astros with birthdays today ~
LF Bob Cerv (88)
Cerv was a three-time Yankee who played...
News -- April 2013
- 4-13 BronxPinstripes.com: On This Day in History | 1955: On this day 58 years ago Whitey Ford single-handedly dismantled the Washington Senators in a 19-1Â Opening Day rout at Yankee...
News -- October 2011
- 10-21 The Captain's Blog: DÃ©jÃ Vu All Over Again; Craigâ€™s Pinch Hitting Heroics Make Double Impact: Allen Craig, who spent most of the season being a utility-type bench player, has become a central figure in the 2011 World Series....
News -- September 2011
- 9-25 My Pinstripes: Yankees Recognize Maris' 50th Anniversary: 50 years ago this coming Saturday, October 1, Roger Maris stepped to the plate against the Boston Red Sox Tracy Stallard and...
News -- December 2010
- 12-12 B-R Blog: Short Term Sluggers: Who in baseball history played 1,000 games or less in their career but showed power when they played? To answer this question,...
News -- May 2010
- 5-29 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera’s 3 HR in a loss: Yesterday Miguel Cabrera hit 3 HR in a game that the Tigers lost. Below is the list of all times this has been done. The most...
News -- January 2011
- 1-8 The Captain's Blog: Wild Thing: Alcoholism, Not Throwing Strikes, Was Durenâ€™s Real Control Problem: On January 6, former Yankees relief pitcher Ryne Duren passed away at the age of 81. Duren was the original wild thing. Thanks...
News -- November 2010
- 11-30 The Captain's Blog: Awkward to All Star: Yankeesâ€™ Swing Man McDougald Dead at 82: (In addition to appearing at The Captainâs Blog, thisÂ post is also being syndicated at TheYankeeU.) The Yankee family has lost...