Hubert S. “Shucks” Pruett

Hubert S. “Shucks” Pruett

Malden, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
Death 28 Jan 1982 (aged 81)
Ladue, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 227, Lot 6567
Memorial ID 22911 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball as a left-handed pitcher for six seasons (1922 to 1924, 1927, 1930 and 1932) with the St. Louis Browns, the Philadelphia Phillies, the New York Giants and the Boston Braves 1932. He struck out the New York Yankee’s Babe Ruth in 1922 while pitching for the Browns and was awarded $1,000 by his father for the deed. He became a physician after he retired from baseball and practiced in the St. Louis area.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger

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  • Added: 9 Jul 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hubert S. “Shucks” Pruett (1 Sep 1900–28 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22911, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .