Jim Mahoney, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Jim Mahoney

American baseball player

Date of Birth: 26-May-1934

Place of Birth: Englewood, New Jersey, United States

Profession: baseball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Jim Mahoney

  • James Thomas Mahoney (born May 26, 1934) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop.
  • He was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies before the 1953 season and played for the Boston Red Sox (1959), Washington Senators (1961), Cleveland Indians (1962) and Houston Astros (1965).
  • The native of Englewood, New Jersey, threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg) during his active career. Mahoney was the first player to appear as a pinch runner in modern Washington Senators history.
  • On April 10, 1961, in the bottom of the ninth inning, he entered the game for second baseman Danny O'Connell, who had singled with one out.
  • He reached second on an R.
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  • Stevens grounder to third, but did not score, as the next batter made the third out.
  • The Senators lost to the Chicago White Sox, 4-3. Other career highlights include: one 3-hit game...three singles and two runs scored in a 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers (May 11, 1961) a home run vs.
  • the New York Yankees in front of 70,918 fans at Cleveland Stadium (June 17, 1962) hit a combined .381 (8-for-21) against All-Stars Eddie Fisher, Mike Fornieles, Mudcat Grant, and Dave StenhouseMahoney had a career .966 fielding percentage and a batting average of .229 with 4 home runs, 15 RBI, and a slugging percentage of .314 in 210 at bats.
  • He scored 32 runs in 120 games. After his playing career, he was a Major League coach for the Chicago White Sox (1972–76) and Seattle Mariners (1985–86), and managed in the farm systems of the White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and Minnesota Twins.

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