Born: November 9, 1931|
Long Beach, California
Died: January 30, 2013 (aged 81)|
Laguna Beach, California
|September 21, 1957 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Last MLB appearance
|June 10, 1962 for the Houston Colt .45's|
|Earned run average||4.32|
Career highlights and awards
George Adrian Witt (November 9, 1931 – January 30, 2013), sometimes listed as Red Witt, was a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball (1957–62) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Angels and Houston Colt .45's.
Witt was a high school physical education instructor, a science teacher, and a baseball and tennis coach at Tustin High School in Tustin, California; as well as a former Foreign Study League group leader, leading high school students through a number of European foreign capitals comparing different governmental systems.
- John Hayes (Feb 7, 2013). "Obituary George Witt / Relief pitcher was part of Pirates '60 title run". The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2013-02-12.
- Ron Cook (May 11, 1987). "To Witt, baseball was unhappy time". The Pittsburgh Press. Retrieved 2013-02-05.
- Red Witt Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
- George Witt Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
- Red Witt. - BR Bullpen
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