A description of the Clint Hartung Award appeared on page 283 of his Historical Baseball Abstract (2003 edition) and it also appears on our Clint Hartung page.
Baseball's Most Wanted (Floyd Connor, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006) wrote the following very unflattering excerpt, "Perhaps the biggest bust in baseball history was Clint Hartung. Ballyhooed as the next Babe Ruth, Hartung had batted .567 and was 25-0 as a pitcher while playing for armed services teams during World War II. He showed promise as a rookie, batting .309 and compiling a 9-7 record as a pitcher with New York in 1947. The Giants couldn't decide if he should be a pitcher or play in the outfield. Soon it became apparent that he was a double threat: he couldn't pitch and he couldn't hit."
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