Andy Tomasic

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Andy Tomasic
Pitcher
Born: (1917-12-10)December 10, 1917
Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania
Died: November 27, 2008(2008-11-27) (aged 90)
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 28, 1949 for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 22, 1949 for the New York Giants
Career statistics
Win-Loss 0–1
Earned run average 18.00
Strikeouts 2
Teams

Andrew John Tomasic, Sr. (December 10, 1917[1] – November 27, 2008) was a Major League Baseball and NFL player. He was born in Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Allentown, Pennsylvania. He attended Temple University and was inducted into their Hall of Fame.[1]

Tomasic was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 16th round of the 1942 NFL Draft. He was a halfback, defensive back, and return specialist and made his NFL debut in 1942. He did not play from 1943 to 1945 as he served in the U.S. Army during World War II.[1] Tomasic returned in 1946 in what would be his final NFL season.

After his NFL career ended, he played a single season in Major League Baseball with the New York Giants in 1949. In 5 innings pitched, he gave up 10 earned runs and struck out 2.

Tomasic died on November 27, 2008, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Tomasic's obituary". 2008-11-27. Retrieved 2008-12-02. 

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