From BR Bullpen
Henry Frank Gornicki
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 145 lb.
- Debut April 17, 1941
- Final Game September 24, 1946
- Born January 14, 1911 in Niagara Falls, NY USA
- Died February 16, 1996 in Riviera Beach, FL USA
 Biographical Information
Pitcher Hank Gornicki of the St. Louis Cardinals pitched a one-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies in his first big league start on May 3, 1941. With the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1943, he was the winning pitcher in both games of a doubleheader (he started the first game and pitched the 9th inning of the second). After serving in the Army during World War II, he ended his career with the 1946 Pirates.
After his playing days ended, Gornicki was a mail carrier in West Palm Beach, Florida for many years.