Jim Magnuson

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Jim Magnuson
Pitcher
Born: (1946-08-18)August 18, 1946
Marinette, Wisconsin
Died: May 30, 1991(1991-05-30) (aged 44)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 28, 1970 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 27, 1973 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 2–7
Earned run average 4.59
Strikeouts 40
Teams

James Robert Magnuson (August 18, 1946 – May 30, 1991) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played in 1970 and 1971 with the Chicago White Sox and in 1973 with the New York Yankees. He batted right and threw left-handed. Magnuson had a 2–7 record in 36 career games.

Personal life[edit]

Magnuson was born in Marinette, Wisconsin,[1] the oldest of five children. His parents were Harry J. and Florence I. Magnuson of Marinette. An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh,[1][2] Magnuson was married with two children. He died in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "White Sox Sign Oshkosh State Star". The LaCrosse Tribune. June 15, 1966. p. 39. Retrieved December 4, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ "White Sox Sign Jim Magnuson, WSU-O Pitcher". The Post Crescent. June 15, 1966. p. 31. Retrieved December 4, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read

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