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Gus Zernial


Known as perhaps one of the most prolific house run hitters through the 1950s in the American Group. He performed in the favorite Pacific Coast Group before signing up for the Chicago Light Sox in 1949. He became the initial player in Main Group Baseball history going to three house runs in the ultimate game of the growing season. He was wedded to his initial wife Gladys for 12 years. Afterwards he wedded his second wife Marla Jean. He previously four children entirely. He was named one the fantastic sluggers in the 1950s, along with Hall of Popularity outfielder Mickey Mantle.

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Full Name Gus Zernial
Date Of Birth June 27, 1923
Died January 20, 2011, Fresno, California, United States
Place Of Birth Texas
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality American
Star Sign Cancer

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1 Made major league debut on 19 April 1949.
2 Selected to the American League All-Star team in 1953.
3 Played Major League Baseball with the Chicago White Sox (1949-1951), the Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics (1951-1957) and the Detroit Tigers (1958-1959)



The Stratton Story 1949 Chicago White Sox Player (uncredited)



When It Was a Game 2 1992 TV Movie documentary Himself (voice)
1953 MLB All-Star Game 1953 TV Special Himself - AL Left Fielder

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