Roy Bruner

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Roy Bruner
Pitcher
Born: September 2, 1917
Cecilia, Kentucky
Died: November 30, 1986 (aged 69)
St. Matthews, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 14, 1939, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 8, 1941, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–7
Earned run average 5.74
Strikeouts 28
Teams

Walter Roy Bruner (February 10, 1917 – November 30, 1986) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. Standing at 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) and 165 pounds (75 kg), Bruner played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1939 to 1941. In 19 career games, he had a 0–7 record with a 5.74 ERA. He batted and threw right-handed. Bruner had to leave baseball to serve in World War II. He was a bomber pilot in the war and was shot down on at least one occasion. After the war he owned Bruner Aluminum Company, which manufactured storm windows until he closed the business at his retirement.

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