Jason Dolph Thompson
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: July 6, 1954 in Hollywood, CA
High School: Apple Valley HS (Apple Valley, CA)
School: California State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 4th round of the 1975 amateur draft.
Debut: April 23, 1976 (Age 21.292, 11,355th in MLB history)
vs. TEX 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1976 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Tigers/Angels/Expos 1976-1986
Last Game: June 23, 1986 (Age 31.352)
vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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