Adam Comorosky

Adam Anthony Comorosky (December 9, 1905 – March 2, 1951) was an American former Major League Baseball player. He started working in the coal mines of Swoyersville, Pennsylvania, at the age of 12, where he worked as a breaker boy. His lesson from the experience was that it "teach[es] you values. If you're ever lucky enough to get a good job outside, you value that job."

He was traded to the Cincinnati Reds November 1933 along with Tony Piet for Red Lucas and Wally Roettger.

His minor league career included stops with the Williamsport Grays in 1926 and the Minneapolis Millers in 1936 After his baseball career was over, he owned a store in the town of Swoyersville, Pennsylvania until his death at the age of 46.

The New York Times on March 6, 1951 printed his obituary, which read:

Wilkes Barre, Pa., March 3—Adam Comorosky, retired major league baseball player, died at his home in Swoyersville shortly before midnight after a long illness.

An outfielder, he joined the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1927 and was traded to Cincinnati in 1934. In 1930, when he batter .315, he led the National League with 23 triples.

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  2. ^ Williamsport Crosscutters. "Comprehensive Listing of Williamsport Alumni That Have Appeared in the Major Leagues and the Years They Played for Williamsport". Williamsport Crosscutters. 
  3. ^ Thornley, Stew. "Minneapolis Millers statistics, 1931-1940". Stew Thornley. 
  4. ^ Russo, Frank. "Adam Comorosky obituary". The Deadball Era. 

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