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Former Cardinals Pitcher Harry 'The Cat' Brecheen Dies


St. Louis, MO – Former Cardinals pitcher Harry "The Cat" Brecheen died this weekend in Oklahoma. He was 89.

He was one of just eleven pitchers to ever win three games in a World Series. He did that in 1946, winning games 2, 6, and 7 over the Red Sox.

He was also a two-time All-Star during his 12 year career. He had a 133-92 record with a 2.92 ERA in 11 seasons with the Cardinals and one with the St. Louis Browns.

He also had a career record of 4-1 in the World Series. He pitched complete games in Games 2 and 6 of the 1946 Series over the Ted Williams-led Red Sox. He came on to win in relief in Game 7.