- Steve Gromek
Infobox MLB retired
January 15 1920
deathdate=death date and age|2002|1|15|1920|1|15
*All star in 1945
Stephen Joseph "Steve" Gromek (
January 15 1920, Hamtramck, Michigan– January 15 2002) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He played seventeen seasons in the American League, with the Cleveland Indians(1941-1953) and the Detroit Tigers(1953-1957).
An All-Star in 1945, Gromek posted a 19-9 won-loss record with a 3.26 ERA. In Game 4 of the
1948 World Series, Gromek pitched one game, defeating the Boston Braves in a complete gamewin. He was traded mid-season to the Tigers in by|1953. In his first full season with the team, Gromek went 18-16 with a 2.74 ERA, and 17 complete games.
In 1981, Gromek became a member of the
National Polish-American Hall of Fame.
He died on his 82nd birthday in 2002, of undisclosed causes.
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