Andy Pafko, 1945 Cubs World Series outfielder, dead at 92

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Andy Pafko, former Cubs outfielder who played on the 1945 World Series team, died Tuesday in a nursing home in Stevensville, Michigan, according to

A Boyceville, Wisconsin native, Pafko was a five-time all-star who began his career with the Cubs in 1943.

Pafko was named to the Cubs’ All-Century team in 1999 alongside Ernie Banks, Ryne Sandberg, Sammy Sosa and more.

Sun-Times file photo

The Cubs All-Century team that was introduced before the game with the Pirates. From left: Ernie Banks, Ryne Sandberg, Andre Dawson, Sammy Sosa, Billy Williams, Fergy Jenkins, Ron Santo, Mark Grace, Bruce Sutter, Lee Smith and Andy Pafko.

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