|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1920|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 2008|
Major League Baseball Player. Born Gerald Lee Staley in Brush Prairie, Washington. He was a pitcher for fifteen seasons (1947 to 1961) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics and Detroit Tigers. He was a member of the 1959 American League Pennant-winning White Sox and appeared in four games during the World Series. His other notable career highlights include selection to the National League All Star Team (1952 to 1953), American League All Star Team (1960) and league leader in game appearances with 67 for the 1959 season. In 640 career regular season games, Staley won 134 and lost 111 with a 3.70 lifetime ERA. He was inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame. (bio by: C.S.)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jan 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23746802
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