James Anthony Tobin
Positions: Pitcher and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 27, 1912 in Oakland, CA
High School: Roosevelt HS (Oakland, CA)
Debut: April 30, 1937 (Age 24.124, 6,755th in MLB history)
vs. CHC 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1937 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Pirates/Bees/Tigers 1937-1945
Last Game: September 23, 1945 (Age 32.270)
vs. SLB 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 19, 1969 in Oakland, CA
Buried: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, CA
Relatives: Brother of Jackie Tobin
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