From BR Bullpen
Frank Edward Stanek ("Fritz")
- Bats Both , Throws Left
- Height 5' 11" , Weight 175 lb.
- School Creighton University
- High School Creighton Preparatory School
- Born August 1934
- Died May 17, 2009 in Omaha, NE USA
 Biographical Information
Fritz Stanek pitched for two years in the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system in 1955 and 1956.
1955 was split between the Hornell Dodgers in the Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League and the Bakersfield Indians in the California League. He compiled a record of 7-7 with a 4.28 earned run average over 136 and two-thirds innings. At the plate, he hit .176 with one double.
Following his baseball career, Stanek ran Stanek & Associates insurance company in Omaha, NE. He spent more than thirty years on the Omaha Public Schools school board.
Stanek died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in May 2009. At the time of his death, he and his wife Alice had two sons, two daughters and 11 grandchildren.