December 25, 1928|
|Died: October 13, 2004
|April 21, 1953 for the St. Louis Browns|
Last MLB appearance
|September 25, 1954 for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||5.58|
Michael John Blyzka (December 25, 1928 – October 13, 2004) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns/Baltimore Orioles (1953–1954). Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 190 lb., Blyzka batted and threw right-handed. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Before the 1955 season, in the largest transaction in major league history, Baltimore sent Blyzka along Jim Fridley, Billy Hunter, Darrell Johnson, Dick Kryhoski, Don Larsen and Bob Turley to the Yankees, in exchange for Harry Byrd, Don Leppert, Jim McDonald, Bill Miller, Willy Miranda, Kal Segrist, Hal Smith, Gus Triandos, Gene Woodling and Ted Del Guercio. Del Guercio played 12 seasons in the minor leagues and was the only member of the group not to make the Majors.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- The Deadball Era
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