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George Gill

George Lloyd Gill
Born: Feb. 13, 1909 in Catchings, Miss.
Died: Feb. 21, 1999 in Jackson, Miss.
Debut: 1937 | Pos: P
H: 6’1″ | W: 185 | B: R | T: R

3 24 26 85 1 395.1 95 5.05

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George Gill, a pitcher who was 11-4 in his rookie season, died on Feb. 21, 1999 in Jackson, Miss.

Gill finished his major league career with 24-26 record and a 5.05 ERA in 395.1 innings. He made his debut with the Tigers in 1937, finishing 11-4, and following up with a 12-9 year in 1938.

On May 13, 1939, he was part of a nine-player deal between the Tigers and the Browns that brought Bobo Newsom to the Tigers. Gill finished the season with a 1-12 record for the Browns and did not pitch at the major league level again after the 1937 season.