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Virgil Trucks

Virgil Oliver Trucks (Fire)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 198 lb.

Born: April 26, 1917 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Tarrant City HS (Tarrant, AL)
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1938. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 27, 1941 (Age 24.154, 7,288th in MLB history)   vs. CHW 2.0 IP, 4 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1942 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/WhiteSox/Athletics/Yankees/Browns 1941-1958

Last Game: September 26, 1958 (Age 41.153)   vs. BAL 2.0 IP, 2 H, 3 SO, 3 BB, 2 ER, L
Died: March 23, 2013 in Calera, AL
Buried: Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, AL
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