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 George John “Whitey” Kurowski

George John “Whitey” Kurowski

Birth
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Dec 1999 (aged 81)
Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 8391 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Reading, Pennslyvainia, he was a third baseman making his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on September 23, 1941. For nine seasons, he played with the St. Louis Cardinals (1941-49), was a member of three Cardinals' World Series Championships (1942, 1944, 1946) and was selected to the National League All-Star team five times (1943-47). He concluded his career with a record of 518 runs scored, 925 hits, 106 home runs, 529 runs batted in and a .286 batting average. After his playing career ended, he managed in the minor leagues for eighteen years. He died at age 81 in Sinking Spring, Pennslyvainia and is a member of the National Polish-American Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8391
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George John “Whitey” Kurowski (19 Apr 1918–9 Dec 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8391, citing Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .