Steve Gromek Photo

Steve Gromek

Born: Jan 15, 1920

Death: Mar 12, 2002

Birthplace: Hamtramck

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Steve Gromek

Date of Birth : Jan 15, 1920
Date of Death : Mar 12, 2002
Birth Place : Hamtramck

Stephen Joseph Gromek was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. Gromek was the winning pitcher in game four of the 1948 World Series with the Cleveland Indians. His career is best remembered for a post game celebratory photo taken of him hugging Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, whose third inning home run provided the margin of victory. The photo became a symbol for integration in baseball.

Profession


  • Baseball player
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