Tom Poholsky

Tom Poholsky
Born: (1929-08-26)August 26, 1929
Detroit, Michigan
Died: January 6, 2001(2001-01-06) (aged 71)
Kirkwood, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1950, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1957, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 31–52
Earned run average 3.93
Innings 75323

Thomas George Poholsky (August 26, 1929 – January 6, 2001) was an American professional baseball player, and a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1957.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Poholsky appeared in 159 games, 104 as a starting pitcher, for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs. A right-hander, he stood 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) tall and weighed 205 pounds (93 kg). He never had a winning season in the Majors, but had a stellar minor league baseball career, posting 16–3 and 18–6 seasons in the Cardinals' farm system and compiling an overall minor league record of 80–54 (.597). As a minor leaguer with the Rochester Red Wings, he won the International League Most Valuable Player Award in 1950.


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