George Boehler

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George Boehler
George Boehler 1925.jpeg
Pitcher
Born: (1892-01-02)January 2, 1892
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Died: June 23, 1958(1958-06-23) (aged 66)
Greendale, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1912, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 7, 1926, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 6–12
Earned run average 4.71
Strikeouts 93
Teams

George Henry Boehler (January 2, 1892 – June 23, 1958) was a 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) American baseball player.

Born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in 1892, he played professional baseball as a right-handed pitcher for 20 years from 1911 to 1930, including nine years in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers (1912–1916), St. Louis Browns (1920–1921), Pittsburgh Pirates (1923), and Brooklyn Robins (1926). He appeared in 61 major league games and compiled a 6–12 Win–loss record with 18 saves and a 4.71 earned run average (ERA).[1]

Boehler also played for many years in the minor leagues, including seven season in which he won 20 or more games. His best season was 1922 when he compiled a 38-13 record in 62 games for the Tulsa Oilers in the Western League. He twice won 27 games – for the Newark Skeeters in 1912 and the St. Joseph Drummers in 1913. He also won 88 games for the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League between 1924 and 1927.[2]

Boehler died in 1958 at age 66 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.[3] He is buried at Greendale Cemetery in Greendale, Indiana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Bohler Major League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ "George Bohler Minor League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Detroit Hurler George Boehler Dies". The Indianapolis Star. June 24, 1958. p. 27 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read