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Jerry Thomas (baseball)

Jerry Thomas
Born: 1935 (age 78–79)
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Gerald E. "Jerry" Thomas (born 1935) was a pitcher who is most notable for winning the 1956 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a junior at University of Minnesota. He is one of three players from University of Minnesota to win that award. The others are John Erickson and Dave Winfield.

He was also an All-American in 1956.

Thomas played professionally from 1957 to 1960, never reaching the majors.

He was inducted into the University of Minnesota sports Hall of Fame in 1995.


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