In 1954, his only full season in the majors, Burtschy was 5-4 with four saves in
46 appearances. The next year he had more luck than stuff before returning to the
minors: despite a 10.42 ERA in 11 innings, his record was 2-0.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 21, 1956:
At Kansas City, Mickey Mantle clouts a drive over the 2nd and more distance fence in RF to help the Yankees win, 8–5. The drive, off Moe Burtschy, matches homers to that spot by Larry Doby and Suitcase Simpson.