Whitey Kurowski


George "Whitey" Kurowski (1918-1999) played nine years of Major League Baseball, all with the St. Louis Cardinals (1941-1949.) In those nine years, the third baseman, known for his prematurely gray hair, was named to five All-Star teams and participated in three World Series victories (1942,1944,1946.)

Although his career was shortened by injuries, Kurowski had a lifetime .286 batting average, 106 home runs and 529 runs batted in. After retirement, he became a manager in the minor leagues.

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.310547.034.20Accession Number: 310547Catalog Number: 310547.034.20

Object Name: card, baseballautographautograph, baseball

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 6 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-61d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1333198

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