This date in Kernels alumni history – June 25, 1943 – Mike Chartak (Cedar Rapids Raiders – 1937)

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On June 25, 1943, Mike “Shotgun” Chartak (Cedar Rapids Raiders – 1937) went 2-3 at the plate with a HR, two RBI, walked and scored a run in the St. Louis Browns 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.

Mike Chartak hit .243 with 21 HR and 98 RBI during his 4 year MLB career playing for the New York Yankees, Washington Senators and the St. Louis Browns. He was a member of the 1944 St. Louis Browns American League Championship squad.

1944 St. Louis Browns

Mike Chartak was part of the 1937 Cedar Rapids Raiders squad that finished 78-38 under manager Cap Crossley to take the Western League title. Chartak hit .306 with 15 HR, 31 doubles, and 14 triples in 111 games for the Raiders.

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