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Catfish Hunter

James Augustus Hunter (Jim)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

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)   vs. CHW 2.0 IP, 0 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Yankees 1965-1979
Agents: J. Carlton Cherry [*]
Final Game: September 17, 1979 (Age 33)
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
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