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Mickey KreitnerAlbert Joseph KreitnerBorn: Oct. 10, 1922 in Nashville, Tenn.Died: March 6, 2003Debut: 1943 | Pos: CH: 6’3″ | W: 190 | B: R | T: RYr G AB R H HR RBI SB BA2 42 93 3 16 0 3 0 .172>> Visit the Mickey Kreitner biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Mickey Kreitner, who played in the major leagues in the 1940s, died on March 6, 2003, from complications of open heart surgery.Kreitner, a catcher, played 32 games for the Cubs from 1943-44, hitting .172 with 3 RBIs. An injury brought his career to an end in 1944.He got an early start in baseball. As a child, he was a bat-boy for the Nashville Vols.Following baseball, Krietner would own and operate 39 restaurants over the course of 43 years, according to his obituary.