John Gelnar

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John Gelnar
Born: (1943-06-25) June 25, 1943 (age 73)
Granite, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 4, 1964, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
April 30, 1971, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 7-14
Earned run average 4.18
Strikeouts 126

John Richard Gelnar (born June 25, 1943) is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Gelnar attended the University of Oklahoma. He signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1963. His contract was purchased by the Kansas City Royals from the Pirates after the 1968 season, but he was traded by the Royals with Steve Whitaker to the Seattle Pilots for Lou Piniella prior to the 1969 season. He was traded by the Brewers with José Herrera to the Detroit Tigers for Jim Hannan in 1971.

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