Jim Wohlford

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Jim Wohlford
Born: (1951-02-28) February 28, 1951 (age 64)
Visalia, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 1972 for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1986 for the Montreal Expos
Career statistics
Batting average .285
Home runs 21
Runs batted in 305

James Eugene Wohlford (born February 28, 1951 in Visalia, California) is a retired former professional baseball player. outfielder. In his 15-year Major League Baseball career, he played for the Kansas City Royals (1972–76), the Milwaukee Brewers (1977–79), San Francisco Giants (1980–82), and Montreal Expos (1983–86), primarily as an outfielder.

Baseball career[edit]

Wohlford spent most of his career as a reserve outfielder, typically in left field. He was often used as a defensive replacement due to his good fielding skills. His best performance was with the 1974 Kansas City Royals, when he had a batting average of .271. 1974 was the only year Wohlford ever had more than 500 at bats. He had a .260 career batting average.

Post playing career[edit]

After his playing career ended, Wohlford has worked as a financial planner in Visalia, California.[1]


  1. ^ Rose, Devin (September 21, 2003). "Words of Wisdom - Former big leaguer Jim Wohlford - Took the words right out of his mouth". Chicago Tribune. p. 1.