Gat Stires

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Gat Stires
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Right fielder
Born: (1849-10-13)October 13, 1849
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Died: June 13, 1933(1933-06-13) (aged 83)
Oregon, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 6, 1871, for the Rockford Forest Citys
Last MLB appearance
September 15, 1871, for the Rockford Forest Citys
MLB statistics
Batting average .273
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 24
Teams
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Rockford Forest Citys (1868–1870)
  National Association of Professional BBP
Rockford Forest Citys (1871)

Garret C. Stires (October 13, 1849 – June 13, 1933) was a Major League Baseball right fielder in the 19th century. He played for the Rockford Forest Citys of the National Association in 1871. He was a native of Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

As the Forest Citys starting right fielder, Stires was the team leader in runs batted in (24) and slugging percentage (.473). In 25 games, he hit .273 (30-for-110) with four doubles, six triples, two home runs, and 23 runs scored. He made 7 errors in 43 total chances in the outfield.

Stires died at the age of 83 in Oregon, Illinois.

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