Edward J. “Eddie” Cichocki

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Eddie was an outstanding shortstop with such local clubs as Defiance AC, Brownstown AC and Wilmington AC. He had a 10-year career in minor league baseball.. He was signed by the Philadelphia
Athletics at age 23. Eddie broke in with Harrisburg in 1931 and played his last three years with the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League. Eddie was a clutch hitter and superb fielder. With
the Angels in 1939 he had one of his best seasons, hitting .280, leading the league shortstops in fielding, and was chosen team MVP. He hit .305 with Birmingham of the Southern Association in 1937.
On the last day of the season (double-header) he went 9 for 11 with seven doubles, one home run and one single.



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