This date in Kernels alumni history – August 23, 1967 – Dick Tracewski (Cedar Rapids Raiders- 1956)
On August 23, 1967, Dick Tracewski (Cedar Rapids Raiders – 1956) was 4-5 at the plate with three RBI and scored a run to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 10-0 win over the Minnesota Twins at Tiger Stadium.
Dick Tracewski hit .213 with 8 HR and 91 RBI during his 8 year MLB career playing for the Dodgers and the Tigers. Tracewski was a member of the World Series Champion teams in 1963 (Dodgers), 1965 (Dodgers) and 1968 (Tigers).
Dick Tracewski was a member of the 1956 Cedar Rapids Raiders team that finished with a mark of 44-76 under manager George Scherger. Tracewski hit .259 with 2 HR in 55 games for Cedar Rapids.