Jim Hamby

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Jim Hamby
Born: (1897-07-29)July 29, 1897
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Died: October 21, 1991(1991-10-21) (aged 94)
Springfield, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1926, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
May 27, 1927, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average.182
Home runs0
Runs batted in5

James Sanford Hamby (July 29, 1897 – October 21, 1991) nicknamed "Cracker", was a professional baseball catcher from 1926 to 1927 for the New York Giants. Of his 55 career at bats, 52 of them came in 1927, when he had a batting average of .192. In 1926 he had 3 at-bats, not getting any hits.

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