STATISTICS & HISTORY
Don Grate was a two-sport star at Ohio State University, lettering in both baseball and basketball in 1944 and 1945. He earned All-American honors for basketball in 1945. Grate briefly played professional basketball and had a long successful minor league baseball career, playing for 13 seasons (1945–1957). Grate also appeared in ten games over two seasons as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and posted a 1-1 record.
|DON GRATE||Height:||6:02||Weight:||185||College:||Ohio State’45|
|Donald Jeffrey Grate||Born:||Aug 27, 1924||Died: Nov 22, 2014||Hometown:||Greenfield, Oh.|
|Played Major League Baseball||REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1943-44||Ohio State (Frosh)||College|
|1945-46||Columbus All Stars||Indep|
|Major League Totals||13||15||5||8||.625||35||2.7|