Joe Rogalski was born on Monday, July 15, 1912, in Ashland, Wisconsin. Rogalski was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 14, 1938, with the Detroit Tigers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Joe Rogalski baseball stats page.
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Joseph Anthony Rogalski was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Detroit Tigers ( 1938 ). When Joe, his nickname, took the field on September 14, 1938 , he became the second twirler from the small town of Ashland ( Wisconsin ) to reach the majors! Do you know who preceded Rogalski? [ Answer ]
Joe Rogalski Baseball Card | 1940 Buffalo Bisons Baseball Card (#NNO) | Baseball Almanac Collection
Joe Rogalski was sent back down to the minors where he pitched for the Toledo Mud Hens in 1939, and the Buffalo Bisons (pictured above) in 1940. He retired from pitching with a 59-39 records in the minors then served four years with the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II. He died when he was only 39 years old, from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) in 1951.
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