May 28, 1946 |
Bayside, New York
|September 1, 1972 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
Last MLB appearance
|September 21, 1977 for the Seattle Mariners|
|Runs batted in||51|
Jutze was drafted out of Central Connecticut State University by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 4th round of the 1968 MLB amateur draft. Prior to his major league debut, Jutze taught at Candlewood Junior High School, in Dix Hills, New York.
Jutze was a member of the inaugural Seattle Mariners team that began playing in 1977. He also holds the distinction of having hit the first grand slam home run in Mariners history on May 17 of that year.
Jutze is a convert to Judaism.
- [//books.google.com/books?id=dAq4TGQsWwwC&pg=PA138 Day by day in Jewish sports history by Bob Wechsler], p. 138, at Google Books
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