Hank Borowy

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Henry Ludwig "Hank" Borowy (May 12, 1916 – August 23, 2004) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1942 through 1951, Borowy played for the New York Yankees (1942–45), Chicago Cubs (1945–48), Philadelphia Phillies (1949–50), Pittsburgh Pirates (1950) and Detroit Tigers (1950–51). He batted and threw right-handed. Born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, Borowy graduated from Bloomfield High School and Fordham University. He pitched in six World Series games and posted a 108–82 record with 690 strikeouts and a 3.50 earned run average in 1717 innings pitched.

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Major League pitching statistics for Hank Borowy.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1942 NYY 15-4 2.52 25 21 13 4 1 178 157 56 50 66 85
1943 NYY 14-9 2.82 29 27 14 3 0 217 195 75 68 72 113
1944 NYY 17-12 2.64 35 30 19 3 2 252 224 93 74 88 107
1945 CHC 11-2 2.13 15 14 11 1 1 122 105 33 29 47 47
1945 NYY 10-5 3.13 18 18 7 1 0 132 107 61 46 58 35
1946 CHC 12-10 3.76 32 28 8 1 0 201 220 96 84 61 95
1947 CHC 8-12 4.38 40 25 7 1 2 183 190 99 89 63 75
1948 CHC 5-10 4.89 39 17 2 1 1 127 156 80 69 49 50
1949 PHI 12-12 4.19 28 28 12 1 0 193 188 99 90 63 43
1950 DET 1-1 3.31 13 2 1 0 0 32 23 15 12 16 12
1950 PHI 0-0 5.68 3 0 0 0 0 6 5 4 4 4 3
1950 PIT 1-3 6.39 11 3 0 0 0 25 32 19 18 9 9
1951 DET 2-2 6.95 26 1 0 0 0 45 58 39 35 27 16
Career 108-82 - 314 214 94 16 7 - 1660 769 668 623 690

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Major League fielding statistics for Hank Borowy.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1942 NYY 25 - 12 38 1 3 0.980
1943 NYY 29 - 12 46 1 4 0.983
1944 NYY 35 - 13 47 1 5 0.984
1945 CHC 15 - 5 20 0 0 1.000
1945 NYY 18 - 5 31 0 3 1.000
1946 CHC 33 - 9 42 3 1 0.944
1947 CHC 41 - 7 36 2 2 0.956
1948 CHC 39 - 6 34 1 3 0.976
1949 PHI 28 - 6 32 0 0 1.000
1950 DET 13 - 2 6 1 0 0.889
1950 PHI 3 - 1 0 0 0 1.000
1950 PIT 11 - 5 4 0 0 1.000
1951 DET 26 - 2 14 1 1 0.941
Career 316 - 85 350 11 22 -

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Major League batting statistics for Hank Borowy.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1942 NYY 25 70 4 11 1 1 0 7 0 1 17 0.157 0.169 0.200
1943 NYY 29 74 2 15 4 1 0 7 0 5 17 0.203 0.253 0.284
1944 NYY 35 90 5 12 1 2 0 7 0 3 17 0.133 0.161 0.189
1945 CHC 15 41 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 4 11 0.171 0.244 0.195
1945 NYY 18 50 5 11 2 1 0 6 0 3 12 0.220 0.264 0.300
1946 CHC 33 72 9 13 4 1 0 8 0 1 18 0.181 0.192 0.264
1947 CHC 41 56 5 7 3 0 0 6 0 2 14 0.125 0.169 0.179
1948 CHC 39 36 4 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 8 0.222 0.263 0.306
1949 PHI 28 61 2 13 3 0 0 6 0 7 19 0.213 0.294 0.262
1950 DET 13 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.143 0.143 0.143
1950 PHI 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1950 PIT 11 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.167 0.167 0.167
1951 DET 26 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.000 0.000
Career 316 571 43 99 22 6 0 48 0 28 138 - - -

First NameHenry
Middle NameLudwig
Last NameBorowy
Full Name at BirthHenry Ludwig Borowy
Age88 (age at death)
Date of BirthMay 12, 1916
BirthplaceBloomfield, NJ
Date of DeathAugust 23, 2004
Location of DeathBrick, NJ
BuriedMount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, NJ
Height6' (183 cm)
Weight175 lbs (79.4 kg)
Star SignTaurus
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolBloomfield (Bloomfield, NJ)
UniversityFordham University
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut18 April 1942
Last MLB Game14 September 1951

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