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From BR Bullpen
Michael Edward Krukow
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 205 lb.
- School California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
- High School San Gabriel High School
- Debut September 6, 1976
- Final Game June 4, 1989
- Born January 21, 1952 in Long Beach, CA USA
 Biographical Information
Mike Krukow's best year by far by was 1986 when he went 20-9 with the San Francisco Giants before arm trouble began to plague his career. Krukow came up with the Chicago Cubs in 1976 where he was a starter for five seasons. Cubs manager Preston Gomez had a habit of mispronouncing his name as "kook-row." Krukow's uncle, Tim Ryan, played in the Pittsburgh Pirates chain in 1949.
 Notable Achievements
- NL All-Star (1986)
- 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1986)
- 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1986)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1980, 1982 & 1986)
 Further Reading
- Mike Krukow (as told to George Vass): "The Game I'll Never Forget," Baseball Digest (July 1990), pp. 33-34