Jim Hughes (1950s pitcher)

Jim Hughes
Jim Hughes 1954.jpg
Born: (1923-03-21)March 21, 1923
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 13, 2001(2001-08-13) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1952, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
August 27, 1957, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 15–13
Earned run average 3.83
Strikeouts 165
Career highlights and awards

James Robert Hughes (March 21, 1923 – August 13, 2001) was an American professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of six seasons (1952–57) with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox. For his career, he compiled a 15–13 record in 172 appearances, all but one as a relief pitcher, with a 3.83 earned run average and 165 strikeouts. He was a member of four National League pennant-winning Dodgers teams (1952, 1953, 1955 and 1956), though he participated in only the 1953 World Series.

Hughes was born and later died in Chicago at the age of 78.

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