Grave Story: George Gerkin (1903-1977)

Here lies George Gerken, who was known for his strong hitting and base-stealing expertise in the minors but never really got a chance to show off his skills in the big leagues. Gerken played for the Cleveland Indians as an outfielder in 1927 and ’28. George Herbert Gerken was born in Chicago on July 28, … Continue reading Grave Story: George Gerkin (1903-1977)