Jim Delahanty

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Jim Delahanty
Jim Delahanty baseball card.jpg
Jim Delahanty baseball card
Second baseman
Born: (1879-06-20)June 20, 1879
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: October 17, 1953(1953-10-17) (aged 74)
Cleveland, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1901 for the Chicago Orphans
Last MLB appearance
May 8, 1915 for the Brooklyn Tip-Tops
Career statistics
Batting average .283
Hits 1,159
Hit by pitch 92

James Christopher Delahanty (June 20, 1879 – October 17, 1953) was a second baseman in Major League Baseball. He played thirteen seasons with eight clubs: the Chicago Orphans (1901), New York Giants (1902), Boston Beaneaters (1904–05), Cincinnati Reds (1906), St. Louis Browns (1907), Washington Senators (1907–09), Detroit Tigers (1909–12), and Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914–15). Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he batted and threw right-handed.

Delahanty was one of five brothers to become Major League Baseball players, including older brother Ed Delahanty. He played his first full season in 1904, in which he batted .285 with the Beaneaters. He was traded mid-season by the Senators to the Tigers in 1909 for Germany Schaefer and played in his only World Series that season, batting .346 with 4 RBI in 7 games against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He finished his playing career in the Federal League. In 1,186 career games, Delahanty had 1,159 hits with 19 home runs and 151 stolen bases.

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