Tommy Hutton

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Tommy Hutton
First baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1946-04-20) April 20, 1946 (age 71)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 16, 1966, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 3, 1981, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Batting average .248
Home runs 22
Runs batted in 186
Teams

Thomas George Hutton (born April 20, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball player and former color analyst for Miami Marlins baseball broadcasts on FSN Florida and Sun Sports.

Playing career[edit]

Hutton played in the major leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1966 and 1969, Philadelphia Phillies from 1972 to 1977, Toronto Blue Jays in 1978, and the Montreal Expos from the latter part of the 1978 season to his final game on September 3, 1981. He appeared in the 1976 and '77 National League Championship Series playing for the Phillies.

Noted primarily for his glove work at first base, Hutton was also successful in his Phillies' career batting against Hall of Famer Tom Seaver of the New York Mets (in 62 plate appearances against Seaver, Hutton batted .320 with 11 walks, three home runs, and 11 RBI).[1]

Broadcasting career[edit]

Hutton moved from the dugout to the broadcast booth after being released by the Montreal Expos. He worked as a baseball broadcaster with ESPN, the New York Yankees (1987–88), the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Montreal Expos. He appeared on MLB on Fox in 2005 with Kenny Albert when the Miami Marlins played on Fox Sports.

Personal[edit]

Hutton and his wife Debby have competed in the Boston Marathon and reside in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

His brother-in-law Dick Ruthven was an MLB pitcher from 1973 to 1986.[2] The two were teammates on the Phillies from 1973 to 1975.

A cousin, Bill Seinsoth, was a star baseball player at the University of Southern California before he was killed in a 1969 automobile accident.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tom Hutton". Baseball Reference Bullpen. Retrieved December 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Dick Ruthven Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. 
  3. ^ Wagner, Steven K. (January 7, 1991). "They're left to wonder what might have been". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 6, 2016. 

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