George Adrian Witt (November 9, 1931 – January 30, 2013), sometimes listed as Red Witt, was a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball (1957–62) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Angels and Houston Colt .45's.
Witt was a member of the 1960 World Series champion Pirates. For his career he compiled an 11–16 record with a 4.32 earned run average and 156 strikeouts in 66 appearances.
Witt was a high school physical education instructor, a science teacher, and a baseball and tennis coach at Tustin High School in Tustin, California; as well as a former Foreign Study League group leader, leading high school students through a number of European foreign capitals comparing different governmental systems.
By Dean Hanley
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