Vernon William Geishert
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: January 10, 1946 in Madison, WI
School: University of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
Drafted by the California Angels in the 2nd round of the 1966 amateur draft (January).
Debut: August 26, 1969 (Age 23.228, 10,485th in MLB history)
vs. CLE 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, W
Team: Angels 1969
Last Game: October 2, 1969 (Age 23.265)
vs. KCR 6.2 IP, 4 H, 5 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, L
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