Rocky Krsnich

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Rocky Krsnich
Third baseman
Born: (1927-08-05)August 5, 1927
West Allis, Wisconsin
Died: February 14, 2019(2019-02-14) (aged 91)
Overland Park, Kansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1949, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1953, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average.215
Home runs3
Runs batted in38
Teams

Rocky Krsnich (born Rocco Peter Krznić;[1] August 5, 1927 – February 14, 2019) was a Major League Baseball third baseman.

Biography[edit]

He was born in West Allis, Wisconsin. Krsnich originally signed as a free agent in 1945 with the Philadelphia Phillies. The following year, he joined the New York Yankees organization. In 1948, Krsnich was selected in the Minor League Draft by the Chicago White Sox. During his time with the White Sox, Krsnich played at the Major League level in 1949, as well as in 1952 and 1953. Later he was traded along with Saul Rogovin and Connie Ryan to the Cincinnati Reds for Willard Marshall. He is the brother of former MLB player Mike Krsnich.[2] Krsnich died February 14, 2019.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rocky Krsnich". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  2. ^ "Rocky Krsnich Stats". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  3. ^ "Rocky Krsnich Obituary". legacy.com. February 16, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.

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