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George Susce

Born: Aug 13, 1907

Death: Feb 25, 1986

Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

George Susce

Date of Birth : Aug 13, 1907
Date of Death : Feb 25, 1986
Birth Place : Pittsburgh

George Cyril Methodius Susce was an American Major League Baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Browns and Cleveland Indians. Susce was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Glenville State College and St. Bonaventure University. He threw and batted right-handed, stood 5 feet 11 ?/2 inches tall and weighed 200 pounds. His son, George Jr., was a Major League pitcher. In eight big-league seasons, Susce played in 146 games and had 268 at bats, 23 runs scored, 61 hits, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 22 runs batted in, one stolen base and 25 walks, with a .228 batting average, .301 on-base percentage, .299 slugging percentage, 80 total bases and ten sacrifice hits. In 1940, his last year as a full-time player, Susce appeared in a career-high 61 games for the Browns, starting 37 games at catcher. Susce served as a Major League bullpen coach for 29 years, for the Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Milwaukee Braves and the expansion Washington Senators/Texas Rangers.


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