Turkey Gross

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Ewell G. Gross

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ewell "Turkey" Gross played nine games for the Boston Red Sox in 1925. In his first major league at-bat, he was hit by a pitch thrown by Lefty Grove, and he also hit a triple in the same game. He batted sixth in the lineup.

He is remembered for getting 755 hits in the early 1920s in the Texas League. Source: Texas League website Texas League.

In the 1930s he managed in the East Texas League.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1927 Dallas Steers Texas League 33-28 5th none replaced Snipe Conley (41-42) on July 6
1928 Paris Colts Lone Star League 6th replaced Abe Bowman
1931 Kilgore Gushers East Texas League 1-3 3rd (t) League disbanded on May 7

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