December 17, 1875|
Miners Mills, Pennsylvania
|Died: June 17, 1959
Los Angeles, California
|April 14, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 7, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||7|
James Bernard McHale [J.B.] (December 17, 1875 – June 17, 1959) was a reserve center fielder in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1908 season. Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 165 lb., McHale batted and threw right-handed. A native of Miners Mills, Pennsylvania, he attended Saint Mary's College of California.
In a 21-game career, McHale was a .224 hitter (15-for-67) with nine runs, two doubles, two triples, four stolen bases and seven RBI. He did no hit home runs. In 19 outfield appearances, he posted a .970 fielding percentage (one error in 33 chances).
McHale died in Los Angeles, California at age 83.
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