Jim Winn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jim Winn
Relief pitcher
Born: (1959-09-23) September 23, 1959 (age 58)
Stockton, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 10, 1983, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 6, 1988, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 12–17
Earned run average 4.67
Strikeouts 159
Teams

James Francis Winn (born September 23, 1959) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball from 1983 to 1988.

Biography[edit]

Winn was born in Stockton, California and grew up in Clever, Missouri.[1] Winn attended John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.[2] On June 8, 1981, he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round (14th pick overall) of the 1981 amateur draft.[3] Winn played his first Major League Baseball game on April 10, 1983 with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Winn played for the Pirates from 1982 to 1986. On March 27, 1987, he was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Chicago White Sox for John Cangelosi. He was released by the White Sox during spring training in 1988.[4] He signed with the Minnesota Twins shortly thereafter and finished his major league career with them.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clever's Jim Winn was the 14th overall selection by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1981 MLB draft". Bolivar Mo News. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jim Winn Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jim Winn". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "1987 Chicago White Sox". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ "1988 Minnesota Twins". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 

External links[edit]