Debs C. “Tex” Garms

Debs C. “Tex” Garms

Bangs, Brown County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Dec 1984 (aged 77)
Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas, USA
Burial Rainbow, Somervell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 10539000 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He played for several teams form 1932-1945, including the St. Louis Browns (now Orioles), Boston Bees (Braves) Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals. The highlight of his career was being National League batting champ at Pittsburgh with a 0.355 average in 1940, Joe DiMaggio led the American league was a 0.352 that year. He also starred in a now famous game in which he got the hit that broke up Johhny Vander-Meer's attempt for a third consecutive non-hitter (no-one else has two). Debs appeared in two World Series years (1943, 1944) for the St Louis Cardinals.

Bio by: Warren Dale Tervooren

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  • Originally Created by: Warren Dale Tervooren
  • Added: 28 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10539000
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Debs C. “Tex” Garms (26 Jun 1907–16 Dec 1984), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10539000, citing Squaw Creek Cemetery, Rainbow, Somervell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .