Mike Guerra

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Mike Guerra
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Catcher
Born: (1912-10-11)October 11, 1912
Havana, Cuba
Died: October 9, 1992(1992-10-09) (aged 79)
Miami Beach, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1937, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1951, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .242
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 168
Teams

Fermin "Mike" Guerra Romero (October 11, 1912 – October 9, 1992), born in Havana, Cuba, was a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators (1937; 1944–46; 1951), Philadelphia Athletics (1947–50) and Boston Red Sox (1951). He also played Cuban Winter League baseball for two decades, 1934–55. He was listed as 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and 155 pounds (70 kg), and threw and batted right-handed.

In nine Major League seasons, Guerra played in 565 games. In 1,581 at bats and 1,750 plate appearances, he recorded 168 runs scored, 382 hits, 42 doubles, 14 triples, nine home runs, 168 runs batted in, 25 stolen bases, 131 bases on balls, a .242 batting average, .300 on-base percentage, .303 slugging percentage, 479 total bases and 37 sacrifice hits.

He died in Miami Beach, Florida two days before his 80th birthday.

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