November 4, 1922 |
Buffalo, New York
|May 20, 1944, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 4, 1947, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Edwin Frank Basinski (born November 4, 1922) is a former infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates in parts of three seasons spanning 1944–1947. He was a 1945 National League All-Star.
Listed at 6' 1", 172 lb., Basinski batted and threw right handed. He was born in Buffalo, New York. In addition, he played with six different Minor League clubs between 1944 and 1959, as well as for the Patriotas de Venezuela of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League during the 1951–1952 season. Basinski is a member of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame, as well as the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his lengthy career with the Portland Beavers.
- Swindler, Samantha (April 19, 2017). "Finding a connection to Portland Beaver legend Eddie Basinski (Column)". The Oregonian/OregonLive. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors) or Baseball Almanac, or Retrosheet
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League statistics
- Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame
- Anecdote about him
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