Owen Kahn

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Owen Kahn
Pinch runner
Born: (1905-06-05)June 5, 1905
Richmond, Virginia
Died: January 17, 1981(1981-01-17) (aged 75)
Richmond, Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 24, 1930, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
May 24, 1930, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Games played 1
At bats 0
Runs scored 1
Teams

Owen Earle Kahn (June 5, 1905 - January 17, 1981) was a Major League Baseball player. He played in one game for the Boston Braves in 1930, serving as a pinch runner and scoring a run in his only major league appearance.

Kahn's professional career began in 1927 as a shortstop for the Marshalltown Ansons of the Mississippi Valley League. Prior to the 1930 season, Kahn was purchased by the Braves from the Manchester Blue Sox of the New England League. At that point in his career, Kahn was primarily a third baseman, but he never played a fielding position in the majors.

Kahn made his only major league appearance on May 24, when he pinch-ran for George Sisler in a game against the Brooklyn Robins. After scoring, he was replaced in the field by Billy Rhiel.[1] On June 9, Kahn's contract was sold to the Pittsfield Hillies of the Eastern League. He continued to play in the minors until 1933, ending his career with the Wilmington Pirates.

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