Monday, October 4, 2010
#75 Aubrey Gatewood
Aubrey Lee Gatewood
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: November 17, 1938 in Little Rock, AR
MLB Debut: September 11, 1963 Los Angeles Angels
Final MLB Game: July 8, 1970 Atlanta Braves
Years with the Angels: 1963-1965
December 14, 1960: Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels from the Detroit Tigers as the 11th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.
November 27, 1961: Drafted by the New York Mets from the Los Angeles Angels in the 1961 rule 5 draft.
April 6, 1962: Returned (earlier draft pick) by the New York Mets to the Los Angeles Angels.
July, 1966: Purchased by the Cincinnati Reds from the California Angels.
Starting pitcher first faced Gary Geiger who grounded out to him. Gatewood then went the distance giving up 1 run on 4 hits with 5 Ks in a 4-1 win against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, September 11, 1963 (N) at Chavez Ravine.
Went 8-9 with a 2.76 ERA in 65 games (13 starts).
Top Angels Performance: See Debut above.
OTHER INTERSTING FACTS:
- was a knuckleballer.
- that's all I got.