Joseph William Thurston
Positions: Pinch Hitter, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 225 lb.
Born: September 29, 1979 in Fairfield, CA
High School: Vallejo HS (Vallejo, CA)
School: Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 4th round of the 1999 amateur draft.
Signed June 6, 1999.
Debut: September 2, 2002 (Age 22.338, 15,757th in MLB history)
vs. ARI 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Dodgers/Phillies/RedSox/Marlins 2002-2011
Last Game: August 5, 2011 (Age 31.310)
vs. STL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
About biographical information
Career Home Runs
Joe Thurston: 1 Career Home Run
0 leading off,
0 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
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