Marvin Breuer pitched in a World Series game.
Marvin Breuer pitched in a World Series game.

The only Miner to ever pitch in a World Series game, Marvin H. “Baby Face” Breuer pitched for the New York Yankees from 1939 to 1943. The 1935 civil engineering graduate, Breuer took the mound in the first “Subway Series” between the Yankees and their crosstown rival Brooklyn Dodgers in 1941, throwing three scoreless innings in Game 4, which the Yankees won, 7-4. He also pitched for the Yankees in the 1942 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. 

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