James Augustus Hunter (Jim)
Born: April 8, 1946 in Hertford, NC
High School: Perquimans HS (Perquimans, NC)
Signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1964. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 13, 1965 (Age 19.035, 9,968th in MLB history) vs. CHW 2.0 IP, 0 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Yankees 1965-1979
Agents: J. Carlton Cherry [*]
Last Game: September 17, 1979 (Age 33.162)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1987 (315/413 ballots).
View Catfish Hunter Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: September 9, 1999 in Hertford, NC
Buried: Cedarwood Cemetery, Hertford, NC
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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