Johnny Mitchell (baseball)

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Johnny Mitchell
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Shortstop
Born: (1894-08-09)August 9, 1894
Detroit, Michigan
Died: November 4, 1965(1965-11-04) (aged 71)
Birmingham, Michigan
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 21, 1921, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1925, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 63
Teams

John Franklin "Johnny" Mitchell (August 9, 1894 – November 4, 1965) was an American professional baseball shortstop. He played five seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) between 1921 and 1925 for the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Brooklyn Robins.[1]

He was the manager of the Nashua Millionaires in the New England League for part of the 1926 season.

Six years after he was retired, Mitchell died of a heart attack at a nursing home on November 4, 1965. He was survived by his daughter, Beatrice Rogers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnny Mitchell Statistics and History". "baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 21, 2017
  2. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "Johnny Mitchell bio". SABR.org – Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 

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