From BR Bullpen
Clemens Johann Dreisewerd (Steamboat)
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 1½", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut August 29, 1944
- Final Game August 2, 1948
- Born January 24, 1916 in Old Monroe, MO USA
- Died September 11, 2001 in Ocean Springs, MS USA
 Biographical Information
Pitcher Clem Dreisewerd played in the minors for a decade before reaching the majors with the Boston Red Sox. He had cups of coffee with the Sox in 1944, 1945, and 1946 and played in the World Series in 1946, facing and retiring one batter (Hall of Famer Enos Slaughter) in a blowout loss in Game Four. He split the 1948 season between the St. Louis Browns and New York Giants.
After his playing career ended, Dreisewerd was a constuction contractor, building homes in the New Orleans, LA area, where he lived for 50 years. He died at age 85 of head injuries suffered in a fall while on vacation.