Buddy Pritchard

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1958 Topps

A Pittsburgh Pirates bonus baby, Pritchard played in 23 games for the Pirates in 1957, getting one hit in 11 at bats. He scored a run and struck out four times in his brief career. Pritchard played in the minors for Pittsburgh from 1958-1965. He hit 12 home runs in Single A in 1960 and had a .304 average in Double A in 1964. However, he never again returned to the big leagues.

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Following his playing career Pritchard was a scout for the Pirates and the Chicago Cubs.

He was an All-American in college at the University of Southern California where he played for legendary coach Rod Dedeaux. Dedeaux coached the Trojans for 45 years and won 1,332 games.

Buddy Pritchard – career stats 

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Published by Chris

Writer, historian, father, intrepid traveller, journalist, punk rocker ... I am actually in the (a) Hall of Fame. They said to never trust anyone over 30 and now I am so far past that point, spinning aimlessly and still trying to figure out my place in the world.

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