George Shears

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George Shears
Born: (1890-04-13)April 13, 1890
Marshall, Missouri
Died: November 12, 1978(1978-11-12) (aged 88)
Loveland, Colorado
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1912, for the New York Highlanders
Last MLB appearance
June 20, 1912, for the New York Highlanders
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 0-0
Earned run average 5.40
Strikeouts 9

George Penfield Shears (April 13, 1890 – November 12, 1978) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. Shears played for the New York Highlanders in 1912. In 4 career games, he had a 0–0 record, with a 5.40 ERA. He batted right-handed and threw left-handed.

George Shears was a Doctor of Chiropractic who led the G.P.C. chiropractic movement in the late 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.[1]

Shears was born in Marshall, Missouri, and died in Loveland, Colorado.[2]


  1. ^ Layne, Laurence (2008). Keepers of the Flame: A History of Attunement. St. Augustine, Florida: Health Light Publishing Company. pp. 19–22. ISBN 0-9771193-3-5. 
  2. ^ "The USGenWeb Project". Retrieved May 19, 2012. 

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