Chris Van Cuyk

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Chris Van Cuyk
Pitcher
Born: (1927-01-03)January 3, 1927
Kimberly, Wisconsin
Died: November 3, 1992(1992-11-03) (aged 65)
Hudson, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 16, 1950 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 1952 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 7-11
Earned run average 5.16
Strikeouts 103
Teams

Christian Gerald Van Cuyk (January 3, 1927 – November 3, 1992) was a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. His older brother, Johnny Van Cuyk, also pitched in the majors.

Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1946, Van Cuyk made his Major League Baseball debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on July 16, 1950, and appeared in his final game on August 15, 1952.

The book Carl Erskine's Tales from the Dodgers Dugout: Extra Innings (2004) includes short stories from former Dodger pitcher Carl Erskine. Van Cuyk is featured in a number of these stories.

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