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 Art Schult

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Art Schult

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 25 Jul 2014 (aged 86)
Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 133448071 View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. For five seasons (1953, 1956 to 1957 and 1959 to 1960), he played at the first baseman and outfielder positions with the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Senators and Chicago Cubs. Born Arthur William Schult, he first distinguished himself on the baseball diamond while attending White Plains High School and continued his athletics at Georgetown University. Signed by the Yankees as an amateur free agent, he served with the United States Army during the Korean War, prior to marking his Major League debut on May 17, 1953. He played in seven games for the Yankees who went on to win the 1953 World Series. In 1957, he produced career-highs in hits with 74 and RBIs with 39. In 164 regular season games, he compiled 111 hits with a lifetime .264 batting average.

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