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Proper Name
John Michael Pesky
High Level
MLB (1942-1954)
Positions
SS (591) ... 3B (460) ... 2B (137)
Ht / Wt
5-9 / 168
Bats / Throws
Left / Right
place
Portland,Oregon
Died
8/13/2012
Cause of Death
Natural causes
High School
Lincoln (Portland,OR)
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
BOS [8] DET [3] WS1 [1]
TBC#
16530
mlbam id
120450
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1942-1954].307.780474586714551740453
Speed
71
Power
43
Contact
93
XBH
37
RBIs
35
Runs
72
Hitting
83
Durability
83
Team
.527
Player Tags
Player Notes:  
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year tranx date end date mlb org level Transaction Description status minor team 40man age
1955 1955-04-14 -- -- Released by Orioles Hist -- No 36.046
1954 1954-12-21 1955-04-14 BAL MLB Signed to #-year contract for 1954-1954 ($0m) [Free Agent] Hist -- No 35.297
1954 1954-11-10 1954-12-21 -- -- Released by Senators Hist -- No 35.256
1954 1954-06-14 1954-11-10 WS1 MLB Traded from Detroit Tigers to Washington Senators I for Mel Hoderlein Hist -- No 35.107
1952 1952-06-03 1954-06-14 DET MLB Traded from Boston Red Sox with Bill Wight, Walt Dropo, Fred Hatfield and Don Lenhardt to Detroit Tigers for Dizzy Trout, George Kell, Johnny Lipon and Hoot Evers Hist -- No 33.097
1940 1940-01-01 1952-06-03 BOS MLB Signed as amateur free agent Hist -- No 20.308
6 record(s)