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 Henry Ludwig “Hank” Borowy

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Henry Ludwig “Hank” Borowy

  • Birth 12 May 1916 Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 2004 Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 9366167

Major League Baseball Player. Born Henry Ludwig Borowy, he was a right handed starting pitcher, making his debut with the New York Yankees on April 18, 1942. For ten seasons, he played with the New York Yankees (1942-45), Chicago Cubs (1946-1948), Philadelphia Philles in 1949, Pittsburgh Pirates in 1950 and the Detroit Tigers in 1951. He was elected twice to the All-Star team in (1944-45), pitched in two World Series games for the New York Yankees (1942-43) and one World Series with the Chicago Cubs in 1945. He ended his career with a record of 108 wins, 82 loss, 94 complete games, 16 shutouts, 7 saves, 690 strikeouts and a 3.50 earned run average.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 25 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9366167
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Ludwig “Hank” Borowy (12 May 1916–23 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9366167, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .