Jimmy Wayne Tolleson
Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: November 22, 1955 in Spartanburg, SC
School: Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)
Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 8th round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Debut: September 1, 1981 (Age 25.283, 12,096th in MLB history)
vs. TOR 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1983 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rangers/Yankees/WhiteSox 1981-1990
Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*]
Last Game: September 30, 1990 (Age 34.312)
vs. MIL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Father of Steven Tolleson
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