Harvey Kuenn

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Birthdate 12/4/1930
Death Date 2/28/1988
Debut Year 1952
Year of Induction
Teams Brewers, Cubs, Giants, Indians, Phillies, Tigers
Positions Left Field, Manager, Shortstop, Third Base

Harvey Kuenn was the final out in two of Sandy Koufax’s no-hitters, one a perfect game; he also singled off of Koufax in his final MLB at bat. 

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1963 Picture Pal contract with Harvey Kuenn

1963 Picture Pal contract with Harvey Kuenn

Harvey Kuenn was one of the top hitters in baseball during the 1950s. He earned the Rookie of the Year Award in ’53, reached eight straight All Star games, and led the league in hits four times. In the final year of the decade he hit .353 to win the batting championship. By the time he retired
Back side of contract signed by Harvey Kuenn

Back side of contract signed by Harvey Kuenn

Harvey Kuenn singled in his last big league at bat off of none other than The Left Arm of God, Sandy Koufax. Though Kuenn was proud of that moment, it was another Koufax encounter that remains vivid in the minds of many baseball fans. That came on September 9, 1965 when Kuenn was in the twilight of

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