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Jack Graham

John Bernard Graham
Born: Dec. 24, 1916 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Died: Dec. 30, 1998 in Los Alamitos, Calif.
Debut: 1946 | Pos: 1B
H: 6’2″ | W: 200 | B: L | T: L

2 239 775 105 179 38 126 1 .231

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Jack Graham, who hit 38 home runs in his two seasons in the major leagues, died on Dec. 30, 1998 in Los Alamitos, Calif.

In 775 career at-bats, Graham hit 38 home runs and drove in 126 runs.

He made his debut in 1946 with Brooklyn and was hitless in five at-bats. In May 1946, the New York Giants purchased his contract from Brooklyn. Over the rest of the season, Graham hit .219 with 14 home runs and 47 RBI.

He reappeared in the major leagues in 1959 with the St. Louis Browns. He hit .238 that season with 24 home runs and 79 RBI.

According to reports, Graham hit 384 home runs in his minor league career.