Johnny Gee Stats

Johnny Gee was born on Tuesday, December 7, 1915, in Syracuse, New York. Gee was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 17, 1939, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Johnny Gee baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
John Alexander Gee
Nickname:
Long John Gee or Whiz
Born On:
12-07-1915  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Syracuse, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-23-1988 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Cortland, New York
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Central High School (Syracuse, NY)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
225
First Game:
09-17-1939 (Age 23)
Last Game:
09-26-1946
Draft:
Not Applicable

Johnny Gee

Johnny Gee Pitching Stats

1939 24 Pirates 3 3 0 1 2 .333 4.12 1 0 0 19.2 94 20 9 17 0 10 0 16 0 0 0 -
1941 26 Pirates 3 2 1 0 2 .000 6.14 0 0 0 7.1 41 10 5 10 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 -
1943 28 Pirates 15 10 2 4 4 .500 4.28 2 0 0 82.0 351 89 39 42 5 27 3 18 2 0 0 -
1944 29 Pirates 4 0 3 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 11.1 19 20 0 1 0 5 1 3 0 0 0 -
1944 29 Giants 4 0 2 0 0 .000 17.36 0 0 0 4.2 59 5 9 10 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 -
1945 30 Giants 2 0 2 0 0 .000 9.00 0 0 1 3.0 15 5 3 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 -
1946 31 Giants 13 6 3 2 4 .333 3.99 1 0 0 47.1 216 60 21 27 3 15 2 22 1 2 0 -
6 Years 44 21 13 7 12 .368 4.41 4 0 1 175.1 795 209 86 110 8 64 6 65 6 2 0 -

Johnny Gee

Johnny Gee Hitting Stats

1939 24 Pirates 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000
1941 26 Pirates 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333
1943 28 Pirates 15 26 2 3 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 6 2 0 0 0 .115 .179 .192
1944 29 Pirates 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
1944 29 Giants 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1945 30 Giants 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1946 31 Giants 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 .231 .231 .231
6 Years 44 51 4 8 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 17 3 0 0 0 .157 .204 .196

Johnny Gee

Johnny Gee Fielding Stats

1939 Pirates P 3 3 59 8 2.7 7 1 6 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .875 3.20
1941 Pirates P 3 2 22 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.23
1943 Pirates P 15 10 246 8 0.5 7 2 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.77
1944 Pirates P 4 0 34 2 0.5 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1944 Giants P 4 0 14 3 0.8 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.79
1945 Giants P 2 0 9 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1946 Giants P 13 6 142 9 0.7 8 1 7 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.52
P Totals 44 21 526 32 0.7 29 5 24 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .906 1.49
6 Years 44 21 526 32 0.7 29 5 24 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .906 1.49

Johnny Gee

Johnny Gee Miscellaneous Stats

1939 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.60 7.32 4.58
1941 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.40 2.45 6.14
1943 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.3 6.5 0.67 1.98 2.96
1944 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.60 2.38 3.97
1944 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 5.79 0.00
1945 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.50 3.00 6.00
1946 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 0.0 1.47 4.18 2.85
6 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 12.8 1.02 3.34 3.29

Johnny Gee

Johnny Gee Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1939 Pittsburgh Pirates 42 Undetermined - -
1941 Pittsburgh Pirates 24 Undetermined - -
1943 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 Undetermined - -
1944 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 Undetermined - -
1944 New York Giants 20 Undetermined - -
1945 New York Giants 20 Undetermined n/a -
1946 New York Giants 12 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that Johnny Gee was often called "Long John Gee" by the media and, until Randy Johnson made his Major League debut in 1988, Whiz was once the tallest ballplayer in history?

Johnny Gee

Former Pitcher, 72

CORTLAND, N.Y., Jan. 25 (AP) - Johnny Gee, who pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Giants in the 1940's and played basketball with the Syracuse Nationals, died Saturday. He was 72 years old.

He stood 6 feet 9 inches, and was the tallest player in major league history.

Mr. Gee is survived by his wife, Suzanne; two sons, John A. Gee, 30, of Cortland, and Thomas R. Gee, of Rochester; and three daughters, Corlann Bush, of Bozeman, Mont., Nancy Pearson of Troy, Mich., and Katherine Gee, of Carthage, N.Y.

Source: The New York Times. AP Wire. January 26, 1988. Page 27.

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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