Gene Host Stats

Gene Host was born on Sunday, January 1, 1933, in Leeper, Pennsylvania. Host was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 16, 1956, with the Detroit Tigers. 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 Gene Host baseball stats page.

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Gene Host


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Birth Name:
Eugene Earl Host
Nickname:
Twinkles
Born On:
01-01-1933  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Leeper, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-20-1998 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Nashville, Tennessee
Cemetery:
Cremated (Ashes Scattered at Greer's Stadium)
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-16-1956 (Age 23)
Last Game:
06-23-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable

Gene Host

Gene Host Pitching Stats

1956 23 Tigers 1 1 0 0 0 .000 7.71 0 0 0 4.2 24 9 4 4 2 2 0 5 0 0 1 -
1957 24 Athletics 11 2 6 0 2 .000 7.23 0 0 0 23.2 109 29 19 19 5 14 0 9 0 0 0 -
2 Years 12 3 6 0 2 .000 7.31 0 0 0 28.1 133 38 23 23 7 16 0 14 0 0 1 -

Gene Host

Gene Host Hitting Stats

1956 23 Tigers 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1957 24 Athletics 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2 Years 12 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Gene Host

Gene Host Fielding Stats

1956 Tigers P 1 1 14 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1957 Athletics P 11 2 71 6 0.5 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.28
P Totals 12 3 85 6 0.5 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91
2 Years 12 3 85 6 0.5 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91

Gene Host

Gene Host Miscellaneous Stats

1956 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.50 9.64 3.86
1957 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.64 3.42 5.32
2 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.88 4.45 5.08

Gene Host

Gene Host Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1956 Detroit Tigers 19 Undetermined - -
1957 Kansas City Athletics 28 Undetermined - -

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