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Frank Edward Stanek ("Fritz")

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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.

In 1956, Stanek was with the Shawnee Hawks in the Sooner State League. He went 6-6 with a 4.37 ERA over 101 innings. At the plate, he hit .184 with no extra-base hits.

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.

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