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Oscar Ray Grimes Jr. (April 13, 1915 – May 19, 1993) was a utility infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1938–1942), New York Yankees (1943–1946) and Philadelphia Athletics (1946). Grimes batted and threw right-handed.

Oscar Grimes
Born: (1915-04-13)April 13, 1915
Minerva, Ohio
Died: May 19, 1993(1993-05-19) (aged 78)
Westlake, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 28, 1938, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1946, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average.256
Runs batted in200
Career highlights and awards

He was born in Minerva, Ohio.

In a nine-season career, Grimes posted a .256 batting average with 18 home runs and 200 RBI in 602 games played.

Grimes died in Westlake, Ohio, at the age of 78. He played semi-pro football for the Minerva Merchants.


His father Ray Grimes and his uncle Roy Grimes also played in the major leagues.

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