Zip Zabel

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1891 – 1970

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Who was Zip Zabel?

George Washington Zabel was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball in 1913-15 for the Chicago Cubs.

Zabel attended Baker University, in Baldwin City, Kansas.

On June 17, 1915, Zabel set the record for most innings pitched in relief in one game. He came into the game in relief for Bert Humphries with two out in the first inning, and pitched the final 18⅓ innings to earn the win over the Brooklyn Dodgers and opposing pitcher Jeff Pfeffer, who pitched the complete game.

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Born
Feb 18, 1891
Wetmore
Profession
Education
  • Baker University
Lived in
  • Beloit
  • Wetmore
Died
May 31, 1970
Beloit

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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