Turkey Gross

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Turkey Gross
Shortstop
Born: (1896-02-21)February 21, 1896
Mesquite, Texas
Died: January 11, 1936(1936-01-11) (aged 39)
Dallas, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 14, 1925, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
April 28, 1925, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .094
Hits 3
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2
Teams

Ewell "Turkey" Gross (February 21, 1896 – January 11, 1936) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1925 season. Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 165 lb., Gross batted and threw right-handed.

The son of Alfred and Mary Gross, Ewell played for several seasons in the Texas League during the 1920s and later served as manager of the Dallas Steers, Paris (Texas) Colts and Kilgore Gushers.

He died of a kidney infection in 1936 and is buried in Mesquite Cemetery.

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