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Al "Lefty" Gerheauser
Birth: Jun. 24, 1917
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 28, 1972
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Major League Baseball Player. The 6-foot-3 left-hander broke in with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1943, going 10-19 with a 3.60 earned run average for 215 innings and 11 complete games in 31 starts. The Phillies had acquired him from the New York Yankees along with pitcher Al Gettel, outfielder-first baseman Ed Levy, catcher Tom Padden and $10,000 on January 22, 1943 for outfielder-first baseman Nick Etten. In 1944 Gerheauser was 8-16 with a 4.58 ERA and was dealt to Pittsburgh on March 31, 1945 for outfielder Vince DiMaggio. He was 5-10 with a 3.91 ERA in 1945 and 2-2 with a 3.97 ERA in 1946. The Pirates swapped him to Brooklyn on December 5, 1946 for infielder Eddie Basinski, but he never pitched for the Dodgers. He returned to the big leagues in 1948 with the St. Louis Browns and went 0-3 with a 7.33 ERA. He had a 25-50 lifetime record with a 4.13 ERA and completed 27 of 79 starts. He also had four shutouts.  (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 15
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Jul 02, 2006
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