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Ernie Orsatti

Ernie Orsatti
Goudey baseball card
Born: (1902-09-08)September 8, 1902
Los Angeles, California
Died: September 4, 1968(1968-09-04) (aged 65)
Canoga Park, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 4, 1927 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1935 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average .306
Home runs 10
Runs batted in 237

Ernest Ralph Orsatti (September 8, 1902 in Los Angeles, California – September 4, 1968 in Canoga Park, California), was a professional baseball player who played outfielder and first base in the Major Leagues from 1927-1935. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals with a lifetime batting average of .306 in 701 games. He both batted and threw left-handed. He played in the 1928, 1930, 1931 and 1934 World Series. He previously played for the 1925 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Bunnies minor league team with a batting average of .347 and 6 home runs. He attended Los Angeles Manual Arts High School. He joined his brothers in the Orsatti Talent Agency after retiring from baseball.


Ernest Ralph Orsatti was the son of Morris Orsatti and Mary Manse, both born in Italy. He had six siblings, including talent agent and producer Victor Orsatti. He married opera singer Inez Gorman and had three children.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Internet Movie Database Ernie Orsatti
  • The Sprouting News Ernie Orsatti
  • Internet Movie Database Ernie F. Orsatti
  • Internet Movie Database Frank Orsatti
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