Tom Hughes (outfielder)

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Tom Hughes
Outfielder
Born: (1907-08-06)August 6, 1907
Emmet, Arkansas
Died: August 10, 1989(1989-08-10) (aged 82)
Beaumont, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 1930 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1930 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Batting average .373
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 5
Teams

Thomas Franklin Hughes (August 6, 1907 – August 10, 1989) was a reserve outfielder in Major League Baseball, playing mainly at center field for the Detroit Tigers during the 1930 season. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 190 lb., Hughes batted left-handed and threw right-handed. A native of Emmet, Arkansas, he attended University of Texas at Austin.

In one season career, Hughes was a .373 hitter (22-for-59) in 17 games, including eight runs, two doubles, three triples, and a .413 on-base percentage.

Hughes died in Beaumont, Texas, at the age of 82.

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