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George Edward Banks
Born: Sept. 24, 1938 in Pacolet Mills, S.C.
Died: March 1, 1985 in Spartanburg, S.C.
Debut: 1962 | Pos: 3B
Ht: 5’11” | Wt: 185 | B: R | T: R

YR G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
5 106 201 33 44 9 27 0 .219

>> Visit the George Banks biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


George Banks made his debut with Minnesota during the 1962 season. That year, his most productive in Major League baseball, Banks finished with a .252 average in 63 games with 4 home runs and 15 runs batted in.

Banks spent parts of five seasons with Minnesota and, later, Cleveland. In 1964, Banks was involved in a trade where Minnesota acquired Cleveland pitcher Jim Grant. Grant led the Al in wins in 1965 with 21.