Jim Nash

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Jim Nash
Pitcher
Born: (1945-02-09) February 9, 1945 (age 69)
Hawthorne, Nevada
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 3, 1966 for the Kansas City Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1972 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Win-Loss Record 68-64
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 771
Teams

James Edwin Nash (born February 9, 1945 in Hawthorne, Nevada),[1] commonly nicknamed Jim Nash, is a retired American professional baseball pitcher. He debuted on July 3, 1966 against the Detroit Tigers after then Kansas City Athletics signed him as a free agent. During his rookie season in '66 he went 12-1 as part of the kiddie corps of pitchers featured in Kansas City. Nash would appear on the cover of the March 13, 1967 Sports Illustrated and was featured in a story along with up and coming pitchers Catfish Hunter and Blue Moon Odom. [1] Nash however failed to live up to the hype from his first two seasons and ended with a career record of 68 wins and 64 losses with a lifetime ERA of 3.58, allowing 1,050 hits and 441 earned runs after little more than 1,100 innings pitched.[1][2] He went on to play 4 seasons for the Athletics and 3 seasons for the Atlanta Braves, playing his final season with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1972.

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  1. ^ a b "Jim Nash Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  2. ^ "Jim Nash Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 

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