Harvey Edward Kuenn
Positions: Outfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 187 lb.
Born: December 4, 1930 in West Allis, WI
School: University of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI) by the Signed Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1952.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 6, 1952 (Age 21)
vs. CHW 5 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Tigers/Giants/Indians/Phillies/Cubs 1952-1966 Final Game: October 2, 1966 (Age 35)
vs. LAD 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 28, 1988 in Peoria, AZ Buried: Sun Land Memorial Park, Sun City, AZ
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