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Pius L. Schwert

Pi Schwert
Born: (1892-11-22)November 22, 1892
Angola, New York
Died: March 11, 1941(1941-03-11) (aged 48)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 20, 1914, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1915, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Batting average .208
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 6
Pius L. Schwert, Congressman from New York

Pius Louis Schwert (November 22, 1892 – March 11, 1941) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Schwert was born in Angola, New York. He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1914. He played baseball for the New York Yankees from 1914 until 1915. He served in the United States Navy during World War I. He was elected to Congress in 1938 and served from January 3, 1939 until his death. Although Jacob Ruppert had served in Congress before buying the Yankees in 1915, Schwert is the only

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