Is Eli Grba Living or Dead?

Has American baseball player Eli Grba died? Or is he still alive?

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American baseball player

Eli Grba is ...

Dead
Born 9 Aug 1934 in Chicago
Died 14 Jan 2019 in Florence
Age84 years, 5 months
Causepancreatic cancer
Correction?
Eli Grba
Eli Grba
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About Eli Grba

Eli Grba (August 9, 1934 – January 14, 2019) was an American professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He pitched for the New York Yankees in 1959 and 1960 and for the Los Angeles Angels from 1961 through 1963. Grba began his professional baseball career in the Boston Red Sox' organization, and was traded to the Yankees in 1957. After two years in the United States Army, Grba made his major league debut on July 10, 1959. He was the first selection of the 1960 MLB expansion draft by the Los Angeles Angels, and started their first game in 1961. He last pitched in MLB in 1963, and worked as a Minor League Baseball coach, scout, and manager from 1969 through 1971 and from 1982 through 1997.