Robert Harwood Sturgeon (August 6, 1919 – March 10, 2007) was a shortstop and second baseman in Major League Baseball who played between 1940 and 1948 for the Chicago Cubs (1940–1942, 1946–1947) and Boston Braves (1948). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 175 lb., Sturgeon batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Clinton, Indiana.
|Shortstop / Second baseman|
|Born: August 6, 1919|
|Died: March 10, 2007 (aged 87)|
San Dimas, California
|April 16, 1940, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1948, for the Boston Braves|
|Runs batted in||80|
Sturgeon was one of many major leaguers who saw his baseball career interrupted when he joined the US Navy during World War II (1942–45). His most productive season came for the 1946 Cubs, when he posted a career-high .296 batting average.
Sturgeon died in San Dimas, California, at age 87.
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