Bruce Brubaker (baseball)
|Born: December 29, 1941|
|April 15, 1967, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 5, 1970, for the Milwaukee Brewers|
|Earned run average||13.50|
Bruce Ellsworth Brubaker Jr (born December 29, 1941) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched in two Major League games, one for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1967 and one for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1970. Brubaker ended up playing for 13 years professionally.
He currently resides in Owensboro, Kentucky where he owns a Ford/Lincoln/Mazda car dealership named Champion. In May 2010, the Brubaker family opened another Ford dealership in Rockport (REO) Indiana which has now consolidated with their Owensboro, Ky store in November of 2018. In May 2011 they opened Championship 54 Autos in Owensboro. Brubaker has been married for over 42 years to Leda. Has two sons, Bruce Ellsworth "Duke" Brubaker III, and Tyler C. Brubaker, and four grandchildren. On May 14, 2010, Brubaker was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. His father, Bruce Ellsworth "Hushpuppy" Brubaker Sr., is also a member of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Brubaker's nephew is Jorge Posada of the New York Yankees; Posada's mother is the sister of Brubaker's wife.[dubious ]
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