Bud Podbielan

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Bud Podbielan
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Podbielan with the Reds in 1953
Pitcher
Born: (1924-03-06)March 6, 1924
Curlew, Washington
Died: October 26, 1982(1982-10-26) (aged 58)
Syracuse, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1949 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
June 13, 1959 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Win-Loss 25-42
Earned run average 4.49
Strikeouts 242
Teams

Clarence Anthony Podbielan (March 6, 1924 – October 26, 1982) was an American professional baseball player, a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1949–52), Cincinnati Reds (1952–55 and 1957) and Cleveland Indians (1959). He was born in Curlew, Washington.

On May 18, 1953 while pitching for the Cincinnati Reds, Podbielan walked a franchise record thirteen batters in a 10-inning game against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

In 9 seasons he had a 25–42 win-loss record, 172 games, 76 games started, 20 complete games, 2 shutouts, 35 games finished, 3 saves, 641 innings pitched, 693 hits allowed, 362 runs allowed, 320 earned runs allowed, 79 home runs allowed, 245 walks allowed, 242 strikeouts, 17 hit batsmen, 12 wild pitches, 2,792 batters faced and a 4.49 ERA.

He died in Syracuse, New York at the age of 58.

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