Joe Gonzales (baseball)

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Joe Gonzales
Pitcher
Born: (1915-03-19)March 19, 1915
San Francisco, California
Died: November 16, 1996(1996-11-16) (aged 81)
Torrance, California
Batted: RightThrew: Right 
MLB debut
August 28, 1937 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1937 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-loss record    1-2
Earned run average    4.35
Strikeouts    11
Teams
 
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Joe Gonzales
Pitcher
Born: (1915-03-19)March 19, 1915
San Francisco, California
Died: November 16, 1996(1996-11-16) (aged 81)
Torrance, California
Batted: RightThrew: Right 
MLB debut
August 28, 1937 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1937 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-loss record    1-2
Earned run average    4.35
Strikeouts    11
Teams

Joe Madrid Gonzales [Smokey] (March 19, 1915 – November 16, 1996) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1937 season. Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 175 lb., Gonzales batted and threw right-handed. He was born in San Francisco, California.

In an eight-game career, Gonzales posted a 1–2 record with 11 strikeouts and a 4.35 ERA in 31.0 innings of work, including two starts and two complete games.

After retiring from baseball, Gonzales was a field judge in the National Football League for 21 seasons, wearing number 54. He officiated in Super Bowl III.

Gonzales died in Torrance, California, at age 81.

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