George Vico Stats

George Vico was born on Thursday, August 9, 1923, in San Fernando, California. Vico was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 20, 1948, 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 George Vico baseball stats page.

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George Vico

George Vico Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#394)

George Vico Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#394)

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Birth Name:
George Steve Vico
Nickname:
Sam
Born On:
08-09-1923  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
San Fernando, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-13-1994 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Redondo Beach, California
Cemetery:
Serbian Cemetery, East Los Angeles, California
High School:
San Fernando High School (Pacoima, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-20-1948 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-01-1949
Draft:
Not Applicable

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George Vico Pitching Stats

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George Vico Hitting Stats

1948 25 Tigers 144 521 50 139 23 9 8 0 58 39 - 39 17 - 7 23 .267 .326 .392
1949 26 Tigers 67 142 15 27 5 2 4 0 18 21 - 17 4 - 4 4 .190 .311 .338
2 Years 211 663 65 166 28 11 12 0 76 60 - 56 21 - 11 27 .250 .323 .380

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George Vico Fielding Stats

1948 Tigers 1B 142 140 3,480 1,269 8.9 1,254 1,169 85 15 112 n/a n/a n/a .988 9.73
1949 Tigers 1B 53 40 1,008 410 7.7 404 372 32 6 36 n/a n/a n/a .985 10.82
1B Totals 195 180 4,488 1,679 8.6 1,658 1,541 117 21 148 n/a n/a n/a .987 9.97
2 Years 195 180 4,488 1,679 8.6 1,658 1,541 117 21 148 n/a n/a n/a .987 9.97

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George Vico Miscellaneous Stats

1948 Tigers 2 2 .500 2 0 n/a 65.1 13.4 9.0 - - -
1949 Tigers 0 0 .000 14 0 n/a 35.5 8.4 7.9 - - -
2 Years 2 2 .500 16 0 n/a 55.3 11.8 8.7 - - -

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George Vico Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1948 Detroit Tigers 5 Undetermined - -
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