John Donahue

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John Donahue
Right fielder
Born: (1894-04-19)April 19, 1894
Roxbury, Massachusetts
Died: October 3, 1949(1949-10-03) (aged 55)
Boston, Massachusetts
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 23, 1923, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1923, for the Boston Red Sox

John Frederick Donahue ("Jiggs") (April 19, 1894 – October 3, 1949) was right fielder in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1923 season. Listed at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), 170 lb., Donahue was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

In a 10-game career, Donahue was a .278 hitter (10-for-36) with four doubles, five runs, and one RBI. He did not hit a home run. As a fielder, he collected 21 outs with four assists and did not commit an error in 25 chances for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

Donahue died in Boston, Massachusetts, at age 55.

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