Joe Decker

Joe Decker
Born: (1947-06-16)June 16, 1947
Storm Lake, Iowa
Died: March 2, 2003(2003-03-02) (aged 55)
Fraser, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1969, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1979, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 36–44
Earned run average 4.17
Strikeouts 458

George Henry Decker, Jr. (June 16, 1947 March 2, 2003) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs (196972), Minnesota Twins (197376) and Seattle Mariners (1979). He was born in Storm Lake, Iowa.[1]

He died at age 55 from head injuries following a fall at his home in Fraser, Michigan.[2]


Preceded by
Camilo Pascual
Minnesota Twins
Single-Game Strikeout Total
Record Holder (15)

Succeeded by
Jerry Koosman

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