Mike Bielecki

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Mike Bielecki
Pitcher
Born: (1959-07-31) July 31, 1959 (age 54)
Baltimore, Maryland
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 14, 1984 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
August 16, 1997 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Win–loss record 70–73
Earned run average 4.18
Strikeouts 783
Teams
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Michael Joseph Bielecki (born July 31, 1959) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues for five different teams

Major league career[edit]

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round (8th pick) of the 1979 amateur draft (Secondary Phase). He made his debut on September 14, 1984.

Chicago Cubs[edit]

In 1989, he won a career high 18 games for the Cubs. Was nicknamed "BOOM BOOM" Bielecki by Steve Stone for his 2 run single he collected against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game from April 13th 1991.

Cleveland Indians[edit]

In 1993, as an Indian, Bielecki had been invited to join Steve Olin, Tim Crews and Bob Ojeda on a fishing boat in spring training, but declined. The subsequent crash of the boat killed Olin and Crews, and nearly killed Ojeda. Bielecki didn't stay long in Cleveland, he ended the season pitiching for the Baltimore Orioles AAA farm team. [1]

California Angels[edit]

In 1995 Bielecki pitched for the California Angels.

Atlanta Braves[edit]

In 1991 Bielecki was acquired by the Braves along with Damon Berryhill. With only two days left in the season, in 1992 he was named the fifth starter for the Braves but his season ended in August due to an elbow injury. In 1994 he returned to the Braves. Appeared in the 1996 World Series as a member of the Braves. His final game was on August 16, 1997.

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