Jerry Donovan (minors)

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Gerald Timothy Patrick Donovan

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jerry Donovan was a minor league outfielder from 1926 to 1939, mainly in the Pacific Coast League. He played for the San Francisco Seals from 1929 to 1933, Sacramento Senators in 1934, Seattle Indians in 1935-1937, and Oakland Oaks in 1938. He hit .300 five times in the PCL and homered 23 times in 1936, his best output.

Donovan was later president of the Far West League from 1948 to 1951 and the California League from 1949 to 1955.

Donovan worked for the San Francisco Giants from 1958 until his passing. He held various jobs with the Giants including business manager and consultant.

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