January 15, 1920|
|Died: March 12, 2002
Clinton Charter Township, Michigan
|Batted: Switch||Threw: Right|
|August 18, 1941 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 25, 1957 for the Detroit Tigers|
|Earned run average||3.41|
|Career highlights and awards|
Stephen Joseph Gromek (January 15, 1920 – March 12, 2002) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He played seventeen seasons in the American League with the Cleveland Indians (1941–1953) and the Detroit Tigers (1953–1957). He was a native of Hamtramck, Michigan.
An All-Star in 1945, Gromek posted a 19–9 won-loss record with a 3.26 ERA. In Game 4 of the 1948 World Series, Gromek pitched one game, defeating the Boston Braves in a complete game win. He was traded mid-season to the Tigers in 1953. In his first full season with the team, Gromek went 18–16 with a 2.74 ERA, and 17 complete games.
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