|Born: February 28, 1916|
West Henrietta, New York
|Died: April 23, 1989 (aged 73)|
Buffalo, New York
|September 12, 1937, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 7, 1946, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Earned run average||3.32|
Howard Wilbur Krist (February 28, 1916 - April 23, 1989) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1937 to 1946. "Spud" played his entire career for the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League, and was a member of the 1942 and 1946 World Series Championship teams.
Krist's 10-0 record in 1941, his first full season, is the third-best undefeated season ever. He served in the army for two years in Europe during World War II, and lost his effectiveness as a pitcher.
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