George Pipgras  American Baseball

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George Pipgras passed away on 19th Oct 1986 aged 86.

George Pipgras is a member of the following lists: People from Ida Grove, Iowa, People from Ida County, Iowa and Major League Baseball umpires.


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    George William Pipgras (December 20, 1899 – October 19, 1986) was an American right-handed starting pitcher and umpire in Major League Baseball. Known as "The Danish Viking," he spent most of his playing career with the New York Yankees, breaking in ...

    First Name George
    Middle Name William
    Last Name Pipgras
    Full Name at Birth George William Pipgras
    Birthday 20th December, 1899
    Birthplace Ida Grove, IA
    Died 19th October, 1986
    Place of Death Gainesville, FL
    Buried Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL
    Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
    Weight W
    Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
    Occupation Baseball
    Baseball Position Pitcher
    Bats Right
    Throws Right
    MLB First Game Date 9th June, 1923
    MLB Final Game Date 2nd June, 1935
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