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Jim Hughes (1950s pitcher)
|Born: (1923-03-21)March 21, 1923
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Died: August 13, 2001(2001-08-13) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
|September 13, 1952, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 27, 1957, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Earned run average||3.83|
|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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- Pura Pelota : VPBL statistics
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