Andy Bednar

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Andrew Jackson Bednar

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Illinois native Andy Bednar spent seven seasons in professional baseball from 1926 to 1933. He had two short runs with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1930 and 1931. He appeared in 5 games, pitching 5 1/3 innings with no decisions and spent the rest of his time in the minor leagues. Andy built a 71-32 record while appearing in 139 games in the minors, with his best season coming in 1932 when he went 22-4 while pitching 234 innings in 33 games for the Tulsa Oilers of the Western League. His pitching record led the league and gave him a spot on the All-Star team. Bednar had just begun working for his uncle in the oil fields when he was killed in a one-car accident 25 miles south of Graham, TX, on November 26, 1937.

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