Jim Devlin (pitcher)

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Jim Devlin
Jim Devlin.jpg
Born: (1866-04-16)April 16, 1866
Troy, New York
Died: December 14, 1900(1900-12-14) (aged 34)
Troy, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 28, 1886, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
June 17, 1889, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 11-10
Earned run average 3.38
Strikeouts 90

James H. "Jim" Devlin (April 16, 1866 – December 14, 1900), was an American professional baseball player who played pitcher in the major leagues from 1886 to 1889 for three clubs; the New York Giants and Philadelphia Quakers of the National League, and the St. Louis Browns of the American Association.[1]

He died at the age of 34, in his hometown of Troy, New York of typhoid fever, and is interred at St. John's Cemetery in Troy.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Jim Devlin". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved October 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Too Young TO Die". thedeadballera.com. TheDeadBallEra. Retrieved October 12, 2010. 

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