Doug Hansen

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Doug Hansen
Pinch runner
Born: (1928-12-16)December 16, 1928
Los Angeles, California
Died: September 16, 1999(1999-09-16) (aged 70)
Orem, Utah
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 1951, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1951, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Games played 3
Runs scored 2

Douglas William Hansen (December 16, 1928 – September 16, 1999) was an American professional baseball player whose career extended from 1947–1951, 1953–1954 and 1956. All but three games of his 728-game professional career were in minor league baseball. He appeared in three Major League contests as a pinch runner for the 1951 Cleveland Indians and scored two runs.

Hansen was an infielder by trade. Born in Los Angeles, California, he stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall, weighed 180 pounds (82 kg) and threw and batted right-handed. In September 1950, he made his three pinch-running appearances for Cleveland. In his first game, an extra-inning contest against the Chicago White Sox on September 4, he pinch run for Indians pitcher Early Wynn — who had reached base as a pinch hitter. Hansen failed to score as Chicago won, 3–1.[1] In his next two appearances, on September 7 and 11, each time running for veteran catcher Birdie Tebbetts, Hansen scored his two MLB runs.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland Indians 1". Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: St. Louis Browns 4, Cleveland Indians 2 (1)". Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: Philadelphia Athletics 9, Cleveland Indians 5 (2)". Retrieved 14 October 2015. 

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