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Johnny Gorsica

  • Birth 29 Mar 1915 Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 1998 Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 13790028

Major League Baseball Player. His real name was John Gorczyca. The 6-foot-2 right-hander spent seven years with the Detroit Tigers from 1940 to 1944 and 1946 to 1947. He was 7-7 with a 4.33 earned run average in 160 innings pitched as a rookie. He followed with a 9-11 record and a 4.47 ERA for 171 innings. His career totals were 31-39, a 4.18 ERA and 12 complete games in 23 starts. He was 14-8 in relief.

Bio by: Ron Coons





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  • Originally Created by: Ron Coons
  • Added: 30 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13790028
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Gorsica (29 Mar 1915–16 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13790028, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .