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Actress Jenna Fischer buys former Casey Stengel estate

The 'Office' star recently bought the Glendale property for $1.9 million. The Mediterranean-style house of about 4,600 square feet sits on close to an acre with a pool house and an orchard.

December 10, 2012|By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
  • The Glendale estate built for baseball legend Casey Stengel was completed in 1925.
The Glendale estate built for baseball legend Casey Stengel was completed… (Chris Cragnotti )

The former Casey Stengel estate, built for the baseball legend in 1925, is a hit with actress Jenna Fischer. The "Office" star recently bought the Glendale property for $1.9 million.

The Mediterranean-style house of about 4,600 square feet sits on close to an acre with a pool house, a swimming pool, a tennis court and an orchard. The main house features a formal foyer, a living room with a barrel ceiling, two sitting rooms, five bedrooms and five bathrooms. There is a separate maid's quarters off the garage.

Fischer, 38, has played receptionist Pam Beesley on the sitcom since 2005. She will star in the film "Kiss Me," due out next year.

Stengel was a Major League Baseball outfielder who went on to manage the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Boston Braves, the New York Yankees and the New York Mets before retiring in 1965. The Baseball Hall of Famer lived at the Glendale house until his death in 1975 at 85.

The property came on the market in June at $2.41 million.

Gerri Cragnotti of G&C Properties was the listing agent. Lou Woolf of Rodeo Realty represented the buyer.

lauren.beale@latimes.com

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