Jimmy Bloodworth

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Jimmy Bloodworth
Jimmy Bloodworth 1940 Play Ball card.jpeg
Second baseman
Born: (1917-07-26)July 26, 1917
Tallahassee, Florida
Died: August 17, 2002(2002-08-17) (aged 85)
Apalachicola, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 14, 1937 for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
August 19, 1951 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average .248
Home runs 62
Runs batted in 451
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James Henry Bloodworth (July 26, 1917 – August 17, 2002) was a second baseman for the Washington Senators (1937 and 1939–41), Detroit Tigers (1942–43 and 1946), Pittsburgh Pirates (1947), Cincinnati Reds (1949–50) and Philadelphia Phillies (1950–51). He was born in Tallahassee, Florida. Bloodworth served in the Army National Guard in the 1940s.[1]

He was on the 1950 Phillies team that won the 1950 NL Pennant.

He led the American League in grounding into double plays (29) in 1943.

In 11 seasons he played in 1,002 games, had 3,519 at bats, 347 runs, 874 hits, 160 doubles, 20 triples, 62 home runs, 451 runs batted in, 19 stolen bases, 202 walks, .248 batting average, .292 on-base percentage, .358 slugging percentage, 1,260 total bases and 51 sacrifice hits.

Bloodworth died in Apalachicola, Florida.

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