From BR Bullpen
James Tolbert Hearn
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 205 lb.
- School Georgia Institute of Technology
- Debut April 17, 1947
- Final Game May 15, 1959
- Born April 11, 1921 in Atlanta, GA USA
- Died June 10, 1998 in Boca Grande, FL USA
 Biographical Information
Nicknamed "Big Jim" because of his height, Jim Hearn played third base in college at Georgia Tech. He was converted to a pitcher while playing minor league ball for the Columbus (GA) Red Birds in 1942. After missing three seasons (1943-1945) while in the US Army during World War II, Hearn made his major-league debut in 1947. He retired in 1959 after tearing a ligament in his back.
He died of Hodgkins disease in 1998.
 Notable Achievements
- NL All-Star (1952)
- NL Shutouts Leader (1950)
- 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1951)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1951, 1952 & 1955)
- Won a World Series with the New York Giants in 1954 (he did not play in the World Series)