Mike “The Big Bear” Garcia

Mike “The Big Bear” Garcia

Birth
San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 13 Jan 1986 (aged 62)
Fairview Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA
Plot Sec. C-3, Tier 1, Grave 41
Memorial ID 15295261 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Real name Edward Miguel Garcia. He was a pitcher in fourteen seasons (1948 to 1961) with the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox and Washington Senators. Garcia was a two-time 20-game winner (1951 with 20 and 1952 with 22), and was named to the American League All Star Team three times during his career (1952 to 1954). He was a member of the 1954 American League Pennant winning Indians. Garcia led the AL in ERA two times (1949 with 2.36 and 1954 with 2.64) and shutouts (1952 with 6 and 1954 with 5). In 428 career games, Garcia won 142, lost 97 with a 3.27 lifetime ERA.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 11 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15295261
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mike “The Big Bear” Garcia (17 Nov 1923–13 Jan 1986), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15295261, citing Visalia Public Cemetery, Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .