Steve Gromek Stats

Steve Gromek was born on Thursday, January 15, 1920, in Hamtramck, Michigan. Gromek was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 18, 1941, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 Steve Gromek baseball stats page.

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Steve Gromek

Steve Gromek Autograph on a 1949 Bowman Reprint (#198)

Steve Gromek Autograph on a 1949 Bowman Reprint (#198)

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Birth Name:
Stephen Joseph Gromek
Nickname:
Steve
Born On:
01-15-1920  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Hamtramck, Michigan
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-12-2002 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Clinton Township, Michigan
Cemetery:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Michigan
High School:
St. Ladislaus High School (Hamtramck, MI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
08-18-1941 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-25-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable

Steve Gromek

Steve Gromek Pitching Stats

1941 21 Indians 9 2 5 1 1 .500 4.24 1 0 2 23.1 106 25 11 12 0 11 - 19 0 0 0 -
1942 22 Indians 14 0 6 2 0 1.000 3.65 0 0 0 44.1 197 46 18 24 2 23 - 14 1 0 0 -
1943 23 Indians 3 0 3 0 0 .000 9.00 0 0 0 4.0 17 6 4 4 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 -
1944 24 Indians 35 21 8 10 9 .526 2.56 12 2 1 203.2 820 160 58 74 5 70 - 115 2 3 0 -
1945 25 Indians 33 30 2 19 9 .679 2.55 21 3 1 251.0 1,026 229 71 80 6 66 - 101 0 4 1 -
1946 26 Indians 29 21 6 5 15 .250 4.33 5 2 4 153.2 661 159 74 79 20 47 - 75 0 3 0 -
1947 27 Indians 29 7 15 3 5 .375 3.74 0 0 4 84.1 367 77 35 43 8 36 - 39 1 1 0 -
1948 28 Indians 38 9 10 9 3 .750 2.84 4 1 2 130.0 546 109 41 52 10 51 - 50 3 6 0 -
1949 29 Indians 27 12 5 4 6 .400 3.33 3 0 0 92.0 390 86 34 41 8 40 - 22 2 2 0 -
1950 30 Indians 31 13 11 10 7 .588 3.65 4 1 0 113.1 464 94 46 50 10 36 - 43 2 3 1 -
1951 31 Indians 27 8 8 7 4 .636 2.77 4 0 1 107.1 450 98 33 41 6 29 - 40 1 4 0 -
1952 32 Indians 29 13 5 7 7 .500 3.67 3 1 1 122.2 505 109 50 55 14 28 - 65 3 2 0 -
1953 33 Indians 5 1 2 1 1 .500 3.27 0 0 0 11.0 46 11 4 4 0 3 - 8 0 1 0 -
1953 33 Tigers 19 17 1 6 8 .429 4.51 6 1 1 125.2 548 138 63 70 17 36 - 59 0 8 0 -
1954 34 Tigers 36 32 4 18 16 .529 2.74 17 4 1 252.2 1,049 236 77 85 26 57 0 102 1 12 0 -
1955 35 Tigers 28 25 1 13 10 .565 3.98 8 2 0 181.0 760 183 80 89 26 37 5 73 1 9 1 -
1956 36 Tigers 40 13 12 8 6 .571 4.28 4 0 4 141.0 611 142 67 74 25 47 7 64 0 9 0 -
1957 37 Tigers 15 1 6 0 1 .000 6.08 0 0 1 23.2 113 32 16 16 3 13 3 11 1 1 0 -
17 Years 447 225 110 123 108 .532 3.41 92 17 23 2,064.2 8,676 1,940 782 893 186 630 15 904 18 68 3 -

Steve Gromek

Steve Gromek Hitting Stats

1941 21 Indians 9 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 2 .167 .167 .167
1942 22 Indians 14 15 2 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 - 1 0 - 0 0 .333 .412 .533
1943 23 Indians 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
1944 24 Indians 44 73 11 19 1 1 0 0 7 6 - 13 5 - 0 1 .260 .316 .301
1945 25 Indians 37 91 8 21 2 0 0 0 10 10 - 17 3 - 0 2 .231 .307 .253
1946 26 Indians 37 56 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 14 0 - 0 2 .196 .224 .196
1947 27 Indians 30 22 1 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 5 0 - 0 1 .318 .318 .364
1948 28 Indians 38 41 3 6 1 0 0 0 1 3 - 7 1 - 0 0 .146 .205 .171
1949 29 Indians 27 24 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 - 5 2 - 0 0 .167 .231 .208
1950 30 Indians 31 38 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 9 2 - 0 0 .158 .179 .158
1951 31 Indians 27 27 2 8 1 0 0 0 2 5 - 8 1 - 0 1 .296 .406 .333
1952 32 Indians 30 30 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 5 - 10 3 - 0 3 .100 .229 .100
1953 33 Indians 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1953 33 Tigers 19 41 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 10 5 - 0 0 .073 .073 .073
1954 34 Tigers 36 79 6 15 0 0 0 0 3 8 - 21 10 0 1 0 .190 .273 .190
1955 35 Tigers 28 54 10 9 1 0 0 0 5 16 0 12 4 0 0 0 .167 .357 .185
1956 36 Tigers 40 27 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 10 3 0 0 1 .148 .395 .148
1957 37 Tigers 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
17 Years 470 630 58 124 9 2 0 0 40 71 0 146 40 0 1 13 .197 .279 .217

Steve Gromek

Steve Gromek Fielding Stats

1941 Indians P 9 2 70 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1942 Indians P 14 0 133 10 0.7 8 2 6 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .800 1.62
1943 Indians P 3 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1944 Indians P 35 21 611 34 1.0 32 10 22 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .941 1.41
1945 Indians P 33 30 753 48 1.5 46 15 31 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.65
1946 Indians P 29 21 461 32 1.1 31 10 21 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.82
1947 Indians P 29 7 253 16 0.6 15 2 13 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 1.60
1948 Indians P 38 9 390 27 0.7 25 8 17 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .926 1.73
1949 Indians P 27 12 276 27 1.0 26 8 18 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.54
1950 Indians P 31 13 340 25 0.8 25 11 14 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1951 Indians P 27 8 322 31 1.1 31 13 18 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.60
1952 Indians P 29 13 368 16 0.6 16 7 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.17
1953 Indians P 5 1 33 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.82
1953 Tigers P 19 17 377 22 1.2 22 9 13 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1954 Tigers P 36 32 758 43 1.2 42 16 26 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 1.50
1955 Tigers P 28 25 543 35 1.3 34 12 22 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.69
1956 Tigers P 40 13 423 17 0.4 17 1 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.09
1957 Tigers P 15 1 71 3 0.2 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.14
P Totals 447 225 6,194 387 0.9 374 126 248 13 20 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.63
17 Years 447 225 6,194 387 0.9 374 126 248 13 20 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.63

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Steve Gromek Miscellaneous Stats

1941 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 1.73 7.33 4.24
1942 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 15.0 7.5 0.61 2.84 4.67
1943 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.00 9.00 0.00
1944 Indians 1 0 1.000 6 3 n/a 0.0 5.6 10.4 1.64 5.08 3.09
1945 Indians 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 5.4 9.1 1.53 3.62 2.37
1946 Indians 1 0 1.000 1 7 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 1.60 4.39 2.75
1947 Indians 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 4.4 22.0 1.08 4.16 3.84
1948 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.9 41.0 0.98 3.46 3.53
1949 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.8 24.0 0.55 2.15 3.91
1950 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.2 38.0 1.19 3.41 2.86
1951 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 13.5 1.38 3.35 2.43
1952 Indians 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 3.0 10.0 2.32 4.77 2.05
1953 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.67 6.55 2.45
1953 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 20.5 1.64 4.23 2.58
1954 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 26.3 1.79 3.63 2.03
1955 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 10.8 1.97 3.63 1.84
1956 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.7 27.0 1.36 4.09 3.00
1957 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.85 4.18 4.94
17 Years 2 0 1.000 11 12 n/a 0.0 4.3 15.8 1.43 3.94 2.75

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Steve Gromek Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1941 Cleveland Indians 36 Undetermined - -
1942 Cleveland Indians 36 Undetermined - -
1943 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1944 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1945 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined n/a -
1946 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1947 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1948 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - Stats
1949 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - -
1950 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - -
1951 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - -
1952 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - -
1953 Cleveland Indians 27 Undetermined - -
1953 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1954 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1955 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1956 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1957 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
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