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Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko with his photographs and portrait.
Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko with his photographs and portrait.
Daily Herald file photo by Dan White
Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko.
Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko.
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Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko speaks at Hersey High School in 1998.
Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko speaks at Hersey High School in 1998.
Daily Herald file photo by Bob Chwedyk
Andy Pafko, tries to score from third for Braves on fly out to left, doubled at plate in second inning of sixth World Series game with throw by left fielder and some plate blocking by catcher Yogi Berra (8) of Yanks ending Bravesí rally in Milwaukee, Oct. 8, 1958.
Andy Pafko, tries to score from third for Braves on fly out to left, doubled at plate in second inning of sixth World Series game with throw by left fielder and some plate blocking by catcher Yogi Berra (8) of Yanks ending Bravesí rally in Milwaukee, Oct. 8, 1958.
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Andy Pafko.
Andy Pafko.
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Andy Pafko, left, Chicago Cubs outfielder, who has been playing red hot ball this season, gets together with slugger Ralph Kiner of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field, Chicago, before their game on April 23, 1951. Andy in the first five games of this season has driven across nine runs.
Andy Pafko, left, Chicago Cubs outfielder, who has been playing red hot ball this season, gets together with slugger Ralph Kiner of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field, Chicago, before their game on April 23, 1951. Andy in the first five games of this season has driven across nine runs.
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Brooklyn Dodgers left fielder Andy Pafko, now a Mount Prospect resident, watches as the ball sails over the wall and drops into the lower deck of seats for New York Giants Bobby Thomson's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning of the playoff game at the Polo Grounds in New York City on Oct. 3, 1951. The roundtripper gave the Giants a 5 to 4 victory and the National League pennant.
Brooklyn Dodgers left fielder Andy Pafko, now a Mount Prospect resident, watches as the ball sails over the wall and drops into the lower deck of seats for New York Giants Bobby Thomson's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning of the playoff game at the Polo Grounds in New York City on Oct. 3, 1951. The roundtripper gave the Giants a 5 to 4 victory and the National League pennant.
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Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko in 1945.
Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko in 1945.
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Brooklyn Dodgers' left fielder Andy Pafko is greeted by teammate Gil Hodges and Dodgers' batboy as he scores on his home run in the second inning of the opening National League series playoff game against the New York Giants at Ebbets Field in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Oct. 1, 1951.
Brooklyn Dodgers' left fielder Andy Pafko is greeted by teammate Gil Hodges and Dodgers' batboy as he scores on his home run in the second inning of the opening National League series playoff game against the New York Giants at Ebbets Field in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Oct. 1, 1951.
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Andy Pafko, left, Don Newcomb, center, and Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers shake hands in their dressing room after the Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 29, 1951. It was Newcomb's twentieth win of the season. The Dodgers continue the National League tie with the Giants.
Andy Pafko, left, Don Newcomb, center, and Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers shake hands in their dressing room after the Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 29, 1951. It was Newcomb's twentieth win of the season. The Dodgers continue the National League tie with the Giants.
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Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko with his photographs and portrait.
Former Chicago Cubs Andy Pafko with his photographs and portrait.
Daily Herald file photo by Dan White

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