Hirsch Braves


Hirsch Braves
Area: San Francisco
Year: 1949-50 (winter league)

Description: Team played in San Francisco's Winter League ("A" Division).

Picture was taken at Rossi Playground in San Francisco.

Back row (left to right): Bob Hirsch (Coach), Irwin Herlihy (of), Charlie Andrews (2b), Ray Sterling (of), Bruce Herriges (c-ss), Russ Young (c-utl), Tom Jocz (p), Lew Lovell (of),
*Jim Gentile (1b), Ron Kasabian (p), Pete Passetti (p), Gary Maaske (3b-ss)

Front row (left to right): Frank Acosta (mgr.), Mrs. Hirsch, Morris Hirsch (sponsor)

*Played in Major Leagues

Jim Gentile: (1957-1966) Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Athletics, Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians

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