Julie Wera

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Julie Wera
Third baseman
Born: (1902-02-09)February 9, 1902
Winona, Minnesota
Died: December 12, 1975(1975-12-12) (aged 73)
Rochester, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 14, 1927, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
October 6, 1929, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Batting average .278
Home Runs 1
RBIs 10
Career highlights and awards

Julian Valentine Wera (February 9, 1902 in Winona, Minnesota – December 12, 1975 in Rochester, Minnesota) was a Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the New York Yankees. He joined the Yankees in 1927 where he was a reserve on the famed Murderer's Row team that won the World Series. He also played briefly on the 1929 Yankee team. He played a total of 43 games for the Yankees in his two-year career, finishing his career with a batting average of .278 and one home run.

After his career finished, Wera became a butcher for a Piggly Wiggly in Rochester, Minnesota.[1]


  1. ^ Eig, Jonathan (2005). Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig. New York: Simon & Schuster. pp. 302–303. ISBN 0743245911. 

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