Jack Brohamer

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Jack Brohamer
Second baseman/Third baseman
Born: (1950-02-26) February 26, 1950 (age 64)
Maywood, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1972 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1980 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 30
RBI 227
Teams

John Anthony Brohamer[1] (born February 26, 1950 in Maywood, California) is a retired Major League Baseball player. A second baseman (though he also played some third base), he played with the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox from 1972 to 1980.

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Brohamer was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 34th round of the 1967 amateur draft. He recorded a base hit in his first major league at-bat on April 18, 1972, as his Indians lost 4 - 2 to the Red Sox. He was a fixture in the Cleveland lineup for four seasons before being traded to the Chicago White Sox for Larvell Blanks on December 12, 1975.

Brohamer played both second and third base while in Chicago, collecting 128 hits over two seasons and hitting for the cycle on September 24, 1977. He signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox on November 30, 1977.

His contract was purchased by the Cleveland Indians on June 20, 1980, and Brohamer finished his career with the team that drafted him. His final major league appearance came at Cleveland Stadium on September 28, 1980, going 1-for-4 in a 5 - 3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.

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