May 14, 1913|
|Died: January 19, 2001
|June 19, 1934, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 28, 1941, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Earned run average||4.93|
Babich had his best season in 1940 with the Philadelphia Athletics when he went 14–13 with a 3.73 earned run average. The Athletics finished the year with a record of 54–100 and a team of ERA of 5.22.
1940 also saw Babich chalk up five victories against the New York Yankees. One of which took place on September 27 with New York riding an eight-game winning streak. The Yankees, going for their fifth consecutive American League pennant, finished two games out of first place.
Babich was of Croatian descent.
- "Johnny Babich from the Chronology". Baseballlibrary.com.
- "Johnny Babich article: "courageous Croatian"". croatians.com.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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