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Frederick "Fritz" Ostermueller
Birth: Sep. 15, 1907
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1957
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Major league Baseball Player. The left-handed pitcher spent 15 years in the big leagues with the Boston Red Sox (1934-40), the St. Louis Browns (1941-43), Brooklyn Dodgers (1943-44) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (1944-48) and compiled a 114-115 record, 3.99 earned run average and 113 complete games. He had his best year in 1935 with Boston when he was 13-5. He had trouble with his control throughout his career, walking 835 in 2,067 innings. On July 30, 1934, as a rookie, he walked 12 Washington batters in a game. On May 25 of the following year a line drive in the fourth inning off the bat of Detroit's Hank Greenberg broke Ostermueller's cheekbone and several teeth and sent him to the hospital. He was sold to the Browns on Dec. 3, 1940. St. Louis traded him with pitcher Archie McKain to Brooklyn for pitcher Bobo Newsom on July 15, 1943. While with Pittsburgh, he hurled an unusual shutout on May 17, 1947, when he stopped Brooklyn on 12 hits. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
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  Faye Inez Simpson Ostermueller (1909 - 2001)*
 
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Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Mar 07, 2006
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