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Jimmy Dygert

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James Henry Dygert
(Sunny Jim)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 158 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]


Jimmy Dygert pitched six seasons in the big leagues, going 21-8 in for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1907 and in October of that year pitching three shutouts in a period of four days.

He started in the minors with Utica in 1903 and the Poughkeepsie Colts in 1904. He went 18-4 for New Orleans in 1905.

He pitched for the minor league Baltimore Orioles in 1911, where he went 25-15. Later he pitched for the Providence Grays, New Orleans Pelicans, Milwaukee Brewers, Toledo Mud Hens, Chattanooga Lookouts and finally Beaumont Oilers.

After his baseball days he became a handyman.

Main source: Don't Forget Jimmy Dygert

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1907)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1907)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1906-1908)
  • Won a World Series with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1910 (he did not play in the World Series)

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