Johnny Bucha

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Johnny Bucha
Born: (1925-01-22)January 22, 1925
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Died: April 28, 1996(1996-04-28) (aged 71)
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1948, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1953, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average.205
Home runs1
Runs batted in15

John George Bucha (January 22, 1925 – April 28, 1996) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher.

Bucha made his MLB debut in 1948 with the St. Louis Cardinals. In 1952 he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the Rule 5 draft. He was traded, along with Chuck Kress and Ernie Nevel to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954, in exchange for Wayne Belardi.

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