Friday, January 13, 2017

Leo Katkaveck

Leo Frank Katkaveck

April 17, 1923
Manchester, CT

May 6, 2006
Greenville, NC

1940-41 Manchester Trade School - Connecticut (High School)
1942-43 North Carolina State (College)
1943-44 RPI (College)
1946-47 North Carolina State (College)
1947-48 North Carolina State (College)
1948-49 Washington Capitols (BAA)
1949-50 Washington Capitols (BAA)

Katkaveck attended NC State before entering the U.S. Navy. He played for RPI while in the service, and after the war he returned to NC State. After two pro seasons with the Capitols, he left to play minor league baseball in North Carolina (mainly D-Level) while working in the textile industry. His baseball career ended in 1951, he stayed working in textile until his 1992 retirement.

Leo married Neysia Hinson (1926-2003) and they had three children.

Minor League Baseball Stats:

Times Record (Troy, NY), December 4, 1943
Grave and Obit


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