( Handy Andy or Pruschka)
Positions: Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: February 25, 1921 in Boyceville, WI High School: Boyceville HS (Boyceville, WI)
( All Transactions) Debut: September 24, 1943 (Age 22)
vs. PHI 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Cubs/Braves/Dodgers 1943-1959 Final Game: September 29, 1959 (Age 38)
vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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