April 20, 1881|
|Died: April 21, 1947
|September 25, 1905, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 7, 1905, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Runs batted in||3|
James Paul Flanagan (April 20, 1881 – April 21, 1947) was a Major League Baseball center fielder. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates just at the end of the 1905 season (September 25-October 7). The 24-year-old rookie, who stood 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and weighed 185 lbs., was a native of Kingston, Pennsylvania, and attended the University of Notre Dame.
Flanagan played well during his time with the Pirates. In seven games he hit .280 (7-for-25) with one double, one triple, three runs batted in, and seven runs scored. He also had three stolen bases. In the field he handled 19 chances flawlessly for a fielding percentage of 1.000.
Flanagan died at the age of 66 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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