Johnny McCarthy (baseball)

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Johnny McCarthy
First baseman
Born: (1910-01-07)January 7, 1910
Chicago, Illinois
Died: September 13, 1973(1973-09-13) (aged 63)
Mundelein, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 2, 1934, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1948, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .277
Home runs 25
Runs batted in 209
Teams

Johnny Joseph McCarthy (January 7, 1910 – September 13, 1973) was an American professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, and Boston Braves between 1934 and 1948. McCarthy was born in Chicago, Illinois.

He helped the Giants win the 1936 and 1937 National League Pennants.

In 11 seasons McCarthy played in 542 games and had 1,557 at-bats, 182 runs, 432 hits, 72 doubles, 16 triples, 25 home runs, 209 RBI, 8 stolen bases, 90 walks, .277 batting average, .319 on-base percentage, .392 slugging percentage, 611 total bases and 19 sacrifice hits.[1]

He died in Mundelein, Illinois at the age of 63.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnny McCarthy Statistics and History". "baseball-reference.com. Retrieved on 2017-05-12.

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