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Tony Piet

Tony Piet
Born: (1906-12-07)December 7, 1906
Berwick, Pennsylvania
Died: December 1, 1981(1981-12-01) (aged 74)
Hinsdale, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 15, 1931 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1938 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Batting average .277
Home runs 23
Runs batted in 312

Anthony Francis Piet, born Anthony Francis Pietruszka[1] (December 7, 1906 in Berwick, Pennsylvania – December 1, 1981 in Hinsdale, Illinois) was an infielder in Major League Baseball from 1931 to 1938. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, and Detroit Tigers.[2]

An all-around player, Piet was second in the National League in stolen bases (19) in 1932, and played the most games (154) of any player in the NL that year. In 1933, his batting average (.323) was the third highest in the NL. After retiring from baseball, he went on to found a car dealership in Chicago, whose slogan was "Shop for it anywhere, you'll buy it at Piet".


  1. ^ Elliott Robert Barkan (1 January 1999). A Nation of Peoples: A Sourcebook on America's Multicultural Heritage. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 438–.  
  2. ^ "Tony Piet Statistics and History". Retrieved 2010-12-30.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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