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George Gill from the Chronology
May 13, 1939 - In a 10-player deal Bobo Newsom goes from the St. Louis Browns along with Beau Bell Red Kress and Jim Walkup to Detroit for Vern Kennedy Bob Harris George Gill Roxie Lawson Chet Laabs and Mark Christman. It is one of the biggest trades of the 1930s. Newsom will rack up 17 wins this year as a Tiger to finish at 20-11. Stephens will be the reverse finishing at 9-20 while Gill 0-1 after two fine seasons with the Tigers will be 1-12 with the Browns.
Sep 28, 1938 - In Detroit's 12-0 win over St. Louis Birdie Tebbetts clubs a grand slam for the Tigers Detroit's 10th of the year. Five of the grand slams have been hit by Rudy York and the ten is a ML team record breaking the mark set by the 1929 Cubs. George Gill (12-9) is the winner. St. Louis will like what they see acquiring Gill next spring in the Newsom trade.
May 30, 1937 - Led by Hank Greenberg and Gee Walker the Tigers collect 20 hits in pasting the Browns 18-3. Greenberg is 5-for-5 with 2 homers and Walker also has 2 homers in 4 hits while driving in 7 runs. Rookie George Gill is the winner.
May 13, 1937 - Detroit's George Gill makes his first ML start and shuts out the Red Sox 4-0. Gill allows five hits three by Joe Cronin as Detroit replaces the Red Sox in 3rd place. Wes Ferrell allows just five hits including a double and homer by Charlie Gehringer.