Vern Olsen Essentials

Bats: R Throws: L
Height: 72 Weight: 175
Born: Saturday, March 16, 1918 in Hillsboro, OR USA
Died: 7 13 1989 in Maywood, IL USA
Debut: 9/8/1939
Last Game: 9/13/1946
Full Name: Vern Jarl Olsen

Vern Olsen
Debuting as a September call-up for the Chicago Cubs in 1939, 22-year-old southpaw Vern Olsen tossed four shutouts in a span of eight starts in 1940 en route to leading all NL rookies with 13 victories.
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