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CATFISH METKOVICH

MLB  Deceased
Positions
OF-644, 1B-289
Born
Place
Died
May 17, 1995   (74.221)
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Fremont  (Los Angeles,CA)
College:
 
Drafted:
Not drafted 
Signed by
Full Name
George Michael Metkovich 
TBC Player ID
15324
MLB Debut
July 16, 1943  (22.281)
Speed
76
Contact
52
Patience
45
Batting
53
Power
61

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OFF THE FIELD
DateNotes
1955-03-04Released by Braves.
1953-12-07Purchased by Braves from Cubs.
1953-06-04Traded by Pirates with Howie Pollet, Joe Garagiola and Ralph Kiner to Cubs for Gene Hermanski, Bob Addis, George Freese, Preston Ward, Bob Schultz, Toby Atwell and Cash.
1950-02-28Purchased by Oakland (PCL) from White Sox.
1949-06-02Traded by Oakland (PCL) with Jerry Scala to White Sox for Earl Rapp, Jerry Scala and Cash.
1948-05-06Traded by Indians with Les Webber and Cash to Oakland (PCL) for Will Hafey.
1948-04-20Traded by Browns to Indians for Catfish Metkovich and Cash. Johnny Berardino returned to Browns.
1947-12-09Traded by Indians with Cash to Browns for Johnny Berardino. Catfish Metkovich returned to Indians.
1947-04-02Purchased by Indians from Red Sox.
1943-07-06Traded by San Francisco (PCL) to Red Sox for Dee Miles and Cash.
1943-03-01Purchased by San Francisco (PCL) from Braves.
1940-03-01Signed as Free Agent by Braves.
1940-01-14Granted Free Agency.
1939-01-01Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.


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