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Tom Poholsky from the Chronology
Dec 10, 1956 - The Cubs buy perennial backup C Charlie Silvera from the Yankees. They also trade Ps Sad Sam Jones and Jim Davis‚ IF Eddie Miksis‚ and C Hobie Landrith to the Cardinals for Ps Tom Poholsky and Jackie Collum‚ C Ray Katt‚ and a minor league P.
May 9, 1956 - Tom Poholsky allows 4 hits and the Cardinals beat the Phils and Herm Wehmeier 3-0. It is a club-record 14th win in a row for the Cardinals over Wehmeier stretching back to July 3 1949. It is also a NL record for consecutive losses from the start a career.
Sep 2, 1955 - Ernie Banks belts his 40th homer to set a new ML record for shortstops. The previous record of 39 was held by Vern Stephens. Teammates Randy Jackson and Walker Cooper also homer to help Paul Minner win 12-2 over the Cards. Wally Moon homers for St. Louis and Tom Poholsky is the losing pitcher.
Aug 14, 1955 - Cardinals manager Harry Walker pulls a shift by moving P Tom Poholsky to LF and bringing in lefty Luis Arroyo to face slugger Ted Kluszewski of the Redlegs. Big Klu foils the manager by homering. Cards rally to win anyway 5-4.
Jun 19, 1954 - Capped by a pinch homer by Hoot Evers the Giants score 4 runs in the 9th off Cards reliever Miller. Cards pitcher Tom Poholsky who is hit on the pitching hand by a liner in the 3rd is forced to give way to Miller after 8 innings. Poholsky will be diagnosed with a broken finger and will not win a game till August 11.
Apr 18, 1951 - At Pittsburgh the Bucs Murry Dickson goes 6 innings allowing 3 runs in the first inning to get the victory 5-4 over the Cards. Dickson cracks a homer and Wally Westlake also homers for the game winner. Tom Poholsky the first Cardinal rookie to ever start an opener pitches 7 innings and takes the loss.
Aug 13, 1950 - At Rochester (International League) Rochester edges Jersey City 3-2 in 22 innings. Pitchers Tom Poholsky of Rochester and Andy Tomasic of Jersey City go all the way.