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Ernie Orsatti


The short bio from the Helmar-R319 card back: Though a tad diminutive for an outfielder/first baseman “Ernie” is an important member the Gas House Gang. In 1929 Ernie hit .322 and slugged .460 in 113 games. In ’32 he hit .336 and slugged .456 in 101 games. Ernie has played in 4 World Series, winning in ’31 against Philadelphia, and in ’34 against Detroit. He shows off his World Series rings in his hometown of Los Angeles, where his brothers operate the Orsatti Talent Agency. Scuttlebutt is that, when he hangs up his spikes, Ernie will join his brothers in Hollywood. Ernie stands 5’7” and weighs 155 pounds.


Birth Date: September 8, 1902
Birth Location: Los Angeles, CA
Death Date: September 4, 1968
Death Location: Canoga Park CA, USA
Weight: 154 lb
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Bats: L
Throws: L
Debut Date: September 4, 1927
Final Game Date: September 28, 1935
Years Played: 9
Games Played: 701
At Bats: 2
Runs: 306
Hits: 663
Doubles: 129
Triples: 39
Home Runs: 10
RBIs: 237
Stolen Bases: 46
Base on Balls: 176
Batting Average: 0.306
Position: Center Fielder

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