Date and Place of Birth: October 11, 1926 New York, New York
Military Unit: US Army
Area Served: Pacific Theater of Operations
Major League Stats: Joe Ginsberg on Baseball-Almanac
N “Joe” Ginsberg was born on October 11, 1926 in
Ginsberg entered military
service before the start of the following season and was stationed
with the Army in the
The young catcher returned
home at the end of 1946 and joined
Ginsberg was called up by
the Tigers at the end of the 1948 season. He played in 11 games and
continued his fine form at the plate with a .361 average. In 1949,
Ginsberg was with
Ginsberg remained in the
majors as a back-up catcher until 1962, spending time with
After retiring from baseball Ginsberg worked for the Jack Daniel’s Distillery.
Created March 11, 2008.
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