Bobby Hogue

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Robert Clinton Hogue

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Bobby Hogue served in the U.S. Navy in World War II (BN). He pitched a no-hit game for the Dallas Rebels against the Beaumont Exporters of the Texas League, on May 23, 1947, winning 4-0. He then pitched five years in the majors, four of them for the Boston Braves.

He was a rookie on the famous 1948 Braves team - the "Spahn and Sain" Braves - and went 8-2 for the National League pennant winners. He did not pitch in thw 1948 World Series however. Later, he was traded to the New York Yankees in 1951, the same year that Johnny Sain was traded there, and the two were teammates again for part of 1951 and of 1952. He did pitch twice for the Yankees in the 1951 World Series, in which they defeated the New York Giants in six games.

He worked three years for the Miami News before spending several years working in the circulation department for the Miami Herald, retiring in 1986. He enjoyed fishing in the Florida Keys where he made his home. He died in 1987 after a long battle with cancer.

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