Orval Leroy Grove

Orval Leroy Grove

Birth
Mineral Springs, Osage County, Kansas, USA
Death 20 Apr 1992 (aged 72)
Carmichael, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Memorial ID 14081047 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound right-hander pitched his entire career with the Chicago White Sox from 1940 to 1949. He had his best season in 1943, when he was 15-9 with a 2.75 earned run average for 216 innings and 18 complete games in 25 starts. He won his first nine decisions that year and had a no-hitter broken up on July 8 by New York's Joe Gordon, who doubled with one out in the ninth inning. In 1944, he made the American League All-Star team but did not pitch in the game. That year he was 14-15 with a 3.72 ERA for 234 innings. In 1945 he went 14-12 with a 3.44 ERA, 217 innings and 16 complete games in 30 starts. He finished his 10-year career with a 63-73 record, 3.78 ERA and 66 complete games in 152 starts.

Bio by: Ron Coons


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Coons
  • Added: 26 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14081047
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orval Leroy Grove (29 Aug 1919–20 Apr 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14081047, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .