- For another baseball player with the same nickname, see Jiggs Donahue (1879–1913)
April 19, 1894|
|Died: October 3, 1949
|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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