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Sophie Kurys

Sophie Kurys

Sophie Kurys

Flint Flash, Tina Cobb
Flint, MI  US
05/14/1925
02/17/2013
Right
Right
Player
Second Base
All Star Team (1946, 1947, 1948), Battle Creek Belles (1952), Racine Belles (1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950)

Sophie Kurys Seasonal Batting Record

Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1943 106 383 60 104 8 7 3 59 44 28 21 .271
1944 116 394 87 96 7 3 1 60 166 69 32 .244
1945 105 347 73 83 6 2 1 15 115 69 27 .239
1946 113 342 117 112 5 6 3 33 201 93 31 .286
1947 112 432 81 99 8 6 2 18 142 49 31 .229
1948 124 444 97 112 12 5 3 22 172 81 21 .252
1949 111 416 70 102 3 3 2 26 137 59 19 .245
1950 110 424 95 130 22 6 7 42 120 68 18 .307
1952 17 66 8 21 0 1 0 3 17 6 4 .318

Profile Biography

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In 1946 Sophie was the player of the year. She hit .286, stole 201 bases out of 203, scored 119 runs, walked 93 times and she had a fielding avg. of .973 at second base. She led all players in the playoffs in hitting , stolen bases and runs scored. Soph was the real deal and was an All-Star year in and year out. She was without question one of the greatest team players developed in the AAGPBL.Besides baseball and softball, Kurys was interested in basketball, tennis, swimming and riding. Her great speed and athletic ability allowed her to be a standout in track and field. Sophie set many offensive records for the AAGPBL and for professional baseball that still stand today.

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