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Albert Joseph Milnar (Happy)

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[edit] Biographical Information

Pitcher Al Milnar is best remembered for giving up the final hit of Joe DiMaggio's record 56 game hitting streak on July 16, 1941. On August 11, 1942, he pitched a 14 inning two-hitter against the Detroit Tigers. His career was interrupted by World War II, serving in the Army from March 1944 to January 1946, and he played in his final big league game in 1946.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • AL All-Star (1940)
  • AL Shutouts Leader (1940)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1940)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1939-1941)

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