Gus Edward Zernial
( Ozark Ike)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: June 27, 1923 in Beaumont, TX High School: Beaumont HS (Beaumont, TX)
( All Transactions) Debut: April 19, 1949 (Age 25)
vs. DET 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Athletics/WhiteSox/Tigers 1949-1959 Final Game: September 25, 1959 (Age 36)
vs. CHW 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: January 20, 2011 in Fresno, CA Buried: Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, CA
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