Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Approx. 2,900 words.
Published on February 26, 2013.
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.