Ken Sears (baseball)

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Ken Sears
Catcher
Born: (1917-07-06)July 6, 1917
Streator, Illinois
Died: July 17, 1968(1968-07-17) (aged 51)
Bridgeport, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1943 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
July 3, 1946 for the St. Louis Browns
Career statistics
Batting average .282
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 23
Teams

Kenneth Eugene Sears (July 6, 1917 in Streator, Illinois – July 17, 1968 in Bridgeport, Texas) was an American professional baseball catcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) during the 1943 and 1946 seasons. He played with the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Browns. He had a .282 career batting average in 67 career games and batted left and threw right-handed. He played college baseball at the University of Alabama.

He played in the minor leagues for 8 seasons with the Amsterdam Rugmakers, Norfolk Tars, Newark Bears, Kansas City Blues, San Antonio Missions, Little Rock Travelers and Borger Gassers.

Sears was the son of Ziggy Sears, an MLB umpire.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ziggy Sears Quits National League". The Pittsburgh Press. October 17, 1945. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 

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