Edward Raymond Stanky
The Brat or Muggsy Positions: Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: September 3, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA
High School: Northeast Manual Training School (Philadelphia, PA) by the Signed Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1935.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 21, 1943 (Age 27)
vs. PIT 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Giants/Braves/Cubs/Cardinals 1943-1953 Final Game: July 25, 1953 (Age 37)
vs. PHI 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 6, 1999 in Fairhope, AL Buried: Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, AL
Relatives: Son-In-Law of Milt Stock View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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