Henry Ludwig Borowy
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: May 12, 1916 in Bloomfield, NJ
High School: Bloomfield HS (Bloomfield, NJ)
School: Fordham University (New York, NY)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1939.
Debut: April 18, 1942 (Age 25.341, 7,326th in MLB history)
vs. BOS 5.0 IP, 0 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1942 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Yankees/Tigers/Phillies/Pirates 1942-1951
Last Game: September 14, 1951 (Age 35.125)
vs. NYY 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 23, 2004 in Brick, NJ
Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, NJ
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