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Ernest Groth

Ernest William Groth
Born: May 3, 1922 in Beaver Falls, Pa.
Died: Dec. 27, 2004 in Beaver Falls, Pa.
Debut: 1947 | Pos: P
H: 5'9" | W: 185 | B: R | T: R

3 0 1 6 0 7.1 2 4.91

>> Visit the Ernest Groth biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.

Ernest Groth, who pitched briefly over three seasons in the major leagues, died on Dec. 27, 2004 in Beaver Falls, Pa.

Groth debuted in 1947 with the Cleveland Indians. He pitched in two games that season for a total of 1.1 innings.

In his career, he pitched a total of 7.1 innings in six games in the major leagues. He has an 0-1 record and recorded two strikeouts with a 4.91 ERA.

In October 1948, he was traded to the White Sox, along with Frank Papish, for Bob Kuzava.

He pitched five innings for the White Sox in 1949.