Alan Hargesheimer

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Alan Hargesheimer
Born: (1954-11-21) November 21, 1954 (age 65)
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 14, 1980, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
August 19, 1986, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record5-9
Earned run average4.72

Alan Robert Hargesheimer is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched in parts of four seasons between 1980 and 1986 for three different teams. Since his retirement, Hargesheimer has worked as a scout for several teams, including the Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres. As of 2018, Hargesheimer is the Director of International Scouting for the Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Japanese Pacific League and a professional scout for MLB's Texas Rangers.[1]

Signed by the San Francisco Giants in 1978 as an amateur free agent, Hargesheimer made an impressive Major League debut on July 14, 1980. He was the starting and winning pitcher in a 5-3 victory over the host Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium, supported by a first-inning Jack Clark home run and by his own run-scoring double in the fourth.

Hargesheimer would have a 4-6 record that season for the Giants, but would get only one MLB victory thereafter. He was traded to the Kansas City Royals in 1986, appeared in five games and was released in December of that year.

He is a graduate of both Senn High School in Chicago in 1972 and Northeastern Illinois University.


  1. ^ "Rangers Announced Bevy of Moves in Baseball Operations". 7 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.

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