Hal Schacker, American baseball player, Deid at 90

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Harold Schacker, born on April 6, 1925, and passed away October 2, 2015.

Hal was a Major League Baseball pitcher who appeared in six games, all in relief, for the Boston Braves in 1945.

At the age of 20, the 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 190 lb (86 kg) right-hander was the tenth-youngest player to appear in a National League game that season.

Hal was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Hal is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II.

He made his major league debut on May 9, 1945 against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Braves Field, with his final appearance on June 14.

In a total of 151⁄3 innings pitched he was 0–1 with 3 games finished, struck out 6, and walked 9.

Hal gave up 12 runs (9 earned), giving him an ERA of 5.28.

Hal Schacker died at age 90 in 2015.

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