Jim Hamby

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Jim Hamby
Catcher
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 runs 0
Runs batted in 5
Teams

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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