Joseph Richard Jay
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 228 lb.
Born: August 15, 1935 in Middletown, CT
High School: Middletown HS (Middletown, CT) by the Signed Milwaukee Braves as an amateur free agent (bonus baby) in 1953.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 21, 1953 (Age 17)
vs. PHI 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): Reds/Braves 1953-1966 Final Game: October 2, 1966 (Age 31)
vs. CIN 3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER, Sv View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- February 2014
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