Johnny Bero

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Johnny Bero
Born: (1922-12-22)December 22, 1922
Gary, West Virginia
Died: May 11, 1985(1985-05-11) (aged 62)
Gardena, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 26, 1948, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
July 22, 1951, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average.201
Home runs5
Runs batted in17

John George Bero (December 22, 1922 – May 11, 1985) was an American professional baseball player, a shortstop who played a total of 65 games in the Major Leagues for the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Browns during 1948 and 1951. Bero was a native of Gary, West Virginia, who attended Western Michigan University. He batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).

He played 61 games as a shortstop and second baseman for the 1951 Browns, batting .213 with all of his 34 MLB hits. He played his final game with the Browns on July 22 and two days later was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers. He spent the rest of his career in minor league baseball.

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