Hank Ruszkowski

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Hank Ruszkowski
Born: (1925-11-10)November 10, 1925
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: May 31, 2000(2000-05-31) (aged 74)
Cleveland, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 26, 1944, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1947, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .238
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 10

Henry Alexander Ruszkowski (November 10, 1925 – May 31, 2000) was an American professional baseball player. A catcher, he appeared in 40 Major League games over parts of three seasons for the Cleveland Indians (1944–1945; 1947). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 190 pounds (86 kg), Ruszkowski batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.[1]

During his Major League career, Ruszkowski was a .238 hitter (20-for-84) with three home runs, two doubles and a .310 on-base percentage. He also played seven minor league seasons between 1944 and 1954, appearing in 298 games.[2]

Ruszkowski died in his native Cleveland at the age of 74.