Howie Pollet (b. 1921 - d. 1974) played in the majors from 1941 to 1943, 1946 to 1956 for the Cardinals, Pirates, Cubs and White Sox. He had a career record of 131-116, 3.51 ERA and 934 strikeouts. He was a 3-time All Star and finished as high as 4th in the NL MVP voting in 1946 when he went 21-10 with a league leading 2.10 ERA.
He won 2 World Series with the Cardinals in 1942 and 1946.