Harry Brecheen

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Harry Brecheen

Date of birth
Oct 14, 1914

Date of death
Jan 17, 2004 (age 89)

Ht: 5'10"Wt: 160 lbs.

Birthplace
Broken Bow, OK

Hometown
Broken Bow, OK

College
East Central University

Summary
Harry David Brecheen (October 14 1914 - January 17 2004), nicknamed "The Cat," was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the St. Louis Cardinals. In the late 1940s he was among the team's stars, becoming the first left-hander ever to win three games in a single World Series in 1946 and later leading the National League in several...
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Awards

Sporting News All-Star Team MLB
1948

World Series Champions
Baltimore Orioles
1966
St. Louis Cardinals
1946, 1944

National League Champion
St. Louis Cardinals
1946, 1944, 1943

American League Champion
Baltimore Orioles
1966

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1960Leaf-HarryBrecheen-Orioles
1960Leaf-HarryBrecheen-Orioles
Baltimore Orioles - Harry Brecheen - 1960 Leaf Card
by RAB88 May 13, 2012
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Ranking All 36 World Series Game 7's: Fan's Opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers just completed the 2011 World Series. The series was the 36 th time that the World Series ended in a Game 7 climax. How did the 2011 Game 7 compare to the previous Game 7's? Keep in mind that I obviously have not seen...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 30, 2011
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Five greatest pitchers in St. Louis Cardinals history (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The St. Louis Cardinals are one of the most storied teams in all of sports. With a history that dates back to 1882, 10 world championships and 21 pennants, few clubs have been more successful. Part of the team's rich tradition are the legendary pitchers who...
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 29, 2011
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Harry Brecheen - Cardinals
Harry Brecheen - Cardinals
by tm50 Jul 28, 2011
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Fan perspective: Who are the best starting pitchers in history of St. Louis Cardinals? (Associated Content)
St. Louis Cardinals fans, including myself, have an idea of who their favorite starters have been down through the years. This is a list of my top five Redbird starters of all time. They are not listed in any particular order. Their Cardinals stats can be...
Yahoo! Sports, Mar 24, 2011
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History says the Philadelphia Phillies will not win the World Series (Associated Content)
Ever since Cliff Lee spurned the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers and decided to return to Philadelphia there has only been one story in Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies pitching staff could be the greatest ever. Everyone is comparing the...
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 21, 2010
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Greatest Starting Rotations of All-Time; Where Will Phillies Fit in Historically?
by Andrew JohnsonFiled under: Phillies, MLB Fans, MLB Milestones, MLB Hot Stove, MLB Free Agency The Phillies' shock agreement to a five-year, $120 million deal with Cliff Lee late Monday night gave them what appears to be not just the best starting rotation...
Fanhouse, Dec 14, 2010
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Cards will juggle rotation for now
Plan is to get by with minimal use of a fifth starting pitcher until Penny returns.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jun 20, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Harry Brecheen
Edited the personal notes for Harry Brecheen.
  • Added nicknames: "The Cat"
by mlsekeres Apr 09, 2010
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