Gus Edward Zernial
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: June 27, 1923 in Beaumont, TX
High School: Beaumont HS (Beaumont, TX)
Debut: April 19, 1949 (Age 25.296, 8,145th in MLB history)
vs. DET 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1949 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/WhiteSox/Tigers 1949-1959
Last Game: September 25, 1959 (Age 36.090)
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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