Ernie Orsatti

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Ernie Orsatti
Ernie Orsatti 1933 Goudey baseball card
Born: (1902-09-08)September 8, 1902
Los Angeles, California
Died: September 4, 1968(1968-09-04) (aged 65)
Canoga Park, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 4, 1927, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1935, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .306
Home runs 10
Runs batted in 237

Ernest Ralph Orsatti (September 8, 1902 in Los Angeles, California – September 4, 1968 in Canoga Park, California), was a professional baseball player who played outfielder and first base in the Major Leagues from 1927-1935. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals with a lifetime batting average of .306 in 701 games. He both batted and threw left-handed. He played in the 1928, 1930, 1931 and 1934 World Series. He previously played for the 1925 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Bunnies minor league team with a batting average of .347 and 6 home runs. He attended Los Angeles Manual Arts High School. He joined his brothers in the Orsatti Talent Agency after retiring from baseball.


Ernest Ralph Orsatti was the son of Morris Orsatti and Mary Manse, both born in Italy. He had six siblings, including talent agent and producer Victor Orsatti. He married opera singer Inez Gorman and had three children.

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