Buddy Rosar

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Warren Vincent Rosar

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Buddy Rosar was signed by the New York Yankees and hit .387 with the Newark Bears in 1938 to win the International League batting crown despite missing several weeks after being hit on the head by a pitched ball. He reached the majors with the Yankees the in 1939, and he hit for the cycle in a July 19, 1940 game against the Cleveland Indians. He later also played for the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox in his thirteen-year major league career.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 5-time AL All-Star (1942, 1943 & 1946-1948)
  • Won two World Series with the New York Yankees (1939 & 1941; he did not play in the 1939 World Series)

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