Paul Schramka Trades and Transactions

The Paul Schramka trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Paul Schramka has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"Paul Schramka's Chicago Cubs jersey number ( #14 ) is retired, which is curious considering he never batted in a big league game. After being inserted into the lineup in April 1953 as a pinch runner in one game and as a late-inning replacement left fielder in a second, Schramka was shipped to a minor league team in Springfield, Mass. He bounced to other farm clubs in Des Moines, Iowa; Beaumont, Texas; and finally Macon, Ga. Then he became a mortician in Milwaukee. The wiry rookie who took Schramka's jersey number after his exit in 1953 batted 9,421 times in the major leagues and hit 512 home runs. His name was Ernie Banks . he played shortstop, then first base. Then he was inducted into the Hall of Fame." - Staff Writer Ted Gregory in The Chicago Tribune (10/30/2016, Unknown Cub shares retired jersey number , Section 1, Page 18)
Paul Schramka

Paul Schramka Autograph on a 1977 One-Year Winners (#14)
Paul Schramka Autograph on a 1977 One-Year Winners (#14)

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Birth Name: Paul Edward Schramka
Nickname: None
Born On: 03-22-1928  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Year of Death Data Died On: 07-08-2019
Place of Death Data Died In: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery, Mequon, Wisconsin
High School: Messmer High School (Milwaukee, WI)
College: Notre Dame & San Francisco (DNP)
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Left Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Left
Player Height Chart Height: 6-00 Player Weight Chart Weight: 185
First Game: 04-14-1953 (Age 25)
Last Game: 04-16-1953
Draft: Not Applicable
Paul Schramka

Trades & Transactions

-- Signed as an amateur free agent by Chicago Cubs (1949).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Paul Schramka trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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