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From BR Bullpen
Richard David Kryhoski
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- School Upsala College
- Debut April 19, 1949
- Final Game June 10, 1955
- Born March 24, 1925 in Leonia, NJ USA
- Died April 10, 2007 in Beverly Hills, MI USA
 Biographical Information
Dick Kryhoski was a first-baseman during seven Major League seasons. He served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II (GB). He played for the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns and Baltimore Orioles from 1949 to 1955.
Kryhoski and Roy Sievers shared first base for the St. Louis Browns in 1953, the last year of the team's existence. Kryhoski was involved in baseball's biggest trade ever, a 17-player, two-part 1954 deal between the Orioles and Yankees.
July 16, 1953: The Browns tie a record with three successive HRs -- by Clint Courtney, Dick Kryhoski, and Jim Dyck -- in the first inning. Their five bases-empty HRs in three innings establishes a new mark. It's enough to beat the Yankees 8-6.
In 2005, he attended the annual St. Louis Browns player alumni get-together in St. Louis. The following year, he was still active in the Detroit Tigers alumni association and other baseball-related organizations.
Dick died of cancer Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at his home in Beverly Hills, Michigan.