John Elvin Harshman
Positions: Pitcher and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: July 12, 1927 in San Diego, CA
High School: Herbert Hoover HS (San Diego, CA)
Debut: September 16, 1948 (Age 21.066, 8,124th in MLB history)
vs. PIT 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Orioles/Indians/Giants/RedSox 1948-1960
Last Game: October 1, 1960 (Age 33.081)
vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 17, 2013 in Georgetown, TX
Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA
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