Jay Hankins Stats

Jay Hankins was born on Thursday, November 7, 1935, in St. Louis County, Missouri. Hankins was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1961, with the Kansas City Athletics. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Jay Hankins baseball stats page.

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Jay Hankins

Jay Hankins Autograph on a 1979 One-Year Winners Baseball Card (#25)

Jay Hankins Autograph on a 1979 One-Year Winners Baseball Card (#25)

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Birth Name:
Jay Nelson Hankins
Nickname:
None
Born On:
11-07-1935  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Louis County, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-20-2020 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Greenwood, Missouri
Cemetery:
Park Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri
High School:
Ritenour High School (St. Louis, MO)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-07
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
04-15-1961 (Age 25)
Last Game:
06-16-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Jay Hankins Pitching Stats

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Jay Hankins Hitting Stats

1961 26 Athletics 76 173 23 32 0 3 3 0 6 8 0 17 8 0 1 3 .185 .225 .272
1963 28 Athletics 10 34 2 6 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .324
2 Years 86 207 25 38 0 4 4 0 10 8 0 20 8 0 1 3 .184 .218 .280

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Jay Hankins Fielding Stats

1961 Athletics CF 32 21 597 61 1.9 61 61 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.76
1961 Athletics LF 21 12 354 18 0.9 17 17 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .944 1.30
1961 Athletics RF 15 9 267 15 1.0 13 12 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .867 1.31
1963 Athletics CF 9 8 207 19 2.1 18 17 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 2.35
CF Totals 41 29 804 80 2.0 79 78 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.65
LF Totals 21 12 354 18 0.9 17 17 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .944 1.30
RF Totals 15 9 267 15 1.0 13 12 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .867 1.31
2 Years 77 50 1,425 113 1.5 109 107 2 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.07

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Jay Hankins Miscellaneous Stats

1961 Athletics 2 0 1.000 4 18 n/a 57.7 10.2 28.8 - - -
1963 Athletics 0 1 .000 1 0 n/a 34.0 11.3 8.5 - - -
2 Years 2 1 .667 5 18 n/a 51.8 10.4 20.7 - - -

Jay Hankins

Jay Hankins Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1961 Kansas City Athletics 21 Undetermined - -
1963 Kansas City Athletics 9 Undetermined - -
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Jay Hankins was sent down to the minor leagues in 1961 (Hawaii Islanders) after Charles Finley signed an 18-year-old pitcher out of Chester High School and needed to make room on the roster for his $125,000 prospect. Do you know who it was? [ Answer ]

Did you know that Jay Hankins hit his first Major League home run, on April 27, 1961 , off a future Hall of Fame pitcher named Early Wynn ? Did you notice that Hankins finished his big league career with four home runs, three triples, but not one double? Only one player in baseball history finished his career with zero doubles, and more home runs than Jay - more trivia you do not know! [ Answer ]

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Last-Modified: May 6, 2020 1:54 PM EST

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