Joe Decker
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Joe Decker
Joe Decker
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Born: (1947-06-16)June 16, 1947
Storm Lake, Iowa
Died: March 2, 2003(2003-03-02) (aged 55)
Fraser, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1969, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1979, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
Win-loss record36-44
Earned run average4.17

George Henry Decker, Jr. (June 16, 1947 – March 2, 2003) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs (1969–72), Minnesota Twins (1973–76) and Seattle Mariners (1979). He was born in Storm Lake, Iowa.[1]

He died at age 55 from head injuries following a fall at his home in Fraser, Michigan.[2]


  1. ^ Myers, Doug (1999). Essential Cubs: Chicago Cubs Facts, Feats, and Firsts-- from the Batter's Box to the Bullpen to the Bleachers. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 9780809226108. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ services, Tribune news. "Ex-Cubs pitcher Decker dies".

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Preceded by
Camilo Pascual
Minnesota Twins
Single-Game Strikeout Total
Record Holder (15)

Succeeded by
Jerry Koosman

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