Jim Hegan Stats

Jim Hegan was born on Tuesday, August 3, 1920, in Lynn, Massachusetts. Hegan was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 9, 1941, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 Jim Hegan baseball stats page.

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"You start and end any discussion of catchers with Jim Hegan. Of all the things a catcher has to do - catch, throw, call a game - Hegan was the best I ever saw." - Former Catcher / Manager / Scout Birdie Tebbetts in Baseball Digest (Nov 2002, Al Doyle, 'Sustaining A Long Career', Page 57)

Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Autograph on a 1955 Topps (#29)

Jim Hegan Autograph on a 1955 Topps (#29)

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Birth Name:
James Edward Hegan
Nickname:
Jim
Born On:
08-03-1920  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lynn, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-17-1984 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Lynn, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott, Massachusetts
High School:
English High School (Lynn, MA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
09-09-1941 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-04-1960
Draft:
Not Applicable

Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Pitching Stats

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Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Hitting Stats

1941 21 Indians 16 47 4 15 2 0 1 0 5 4 - 7 2 - 0 1 .319 .373 .426
1942 22 Indians 68 170 10 33 5 0 0 0 11 11 - 31 3 - 0 3 .194 .243 .224
1946 26 Indians 88 271 29 64 11 5 0 0 17 17 - 44 3 - 1 8 .236 .284 .314
1947 27 Indians 135 378 38 94 14 5 4 0 42 41 - 49 6 - 1 8 .249 .324 .344
1948 28 Indians 144 472 60 117 21 6 14 1 61 48 - 74 4 - 0 10 .248 .317 .407
1949 29 Indians 152 468 54 105 19 5 8 0 55 49 - 89 12 - 0 12 .224 .298 .338
1950 30 Indians 131 415 53 91 16 5 14 1 58 42 - 52 12 - 0 11 .219 .291 .383
1951 31 Indians 133 416 60 99 17 5 6 0 43 38 - 72 3 - 0 6 .238 .302 .346
1952 32 Indians 112 333 39 75 17 2 4 0 41 29 - 47 2 - 0 4 .225 .287 .324
1953 33 Indians 112 299 37 65 10 1 9 0 37 25 - 41 4 - 1 8 .217 .280 .348
1954 34 Indians 139 423 56 99 12 7 11 0 40 34 - 48 7 4 0 15 .234 .289 .374
1955 35 Indians 116 304 30 67 5 2 9 1 40 34 5 33 7 7 0 7 .220 .293 .339
1956 36 Indians 122 315 42 70 15 2 6 1 34 49 6 54 4 0 0 8 .222 .327 .340
1957 37 Indians 58 148 14 32 7 0 4 0 15 16 1 23 2 1 0 4 .216 .291 .345
1958 38 Tigers 45 130 14 25 6 0 1 0 7 10 1 32 0 0 0 5 .192 .250 .262
1958 38 Phillies 25 59 5 13 6 0 0 0 6 4 0 16 0 0 0 0 .220 .270 .322
1959 39 Phillies 25 51 1 10 1 0 0 0 8 3 1 10 1 2 0 0 .196 .232 .216
1959 39 Giants 21 30 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 1 .133 .161 .167
1960 40 Cubs 24 43 4 9 2 1 1 0 5 1 0 10 0 0 1 2 .209 .244 .372
17 Years 1,666 4,772 550 1,087 187 46 92 4 525 456 14 742 72 14 4 113 .228 .295 .344

Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Fielding Stats

1941 Indians C 16 13 342 75 4.7 73 63 10 2 2 1 0 0 .973 5.76
1942 Indians C 66 53 882 265 4.0 259 227 32 6 7 4 0 0 .977 7.93
1946 Indians C 87 79 1,922 538 6.2 533 486 47 5 11 8 0 0 .991 7.49
1947 Indians C 133 120 2,691 627 4.7 620 566 54 7 14 7 0 7 .989 6.22
1948 Indians C 142 136 348 720 5.1 713 637 76 7 17 6 17 0 .990 55.32
1949 Indians C 152 146 348 731 4.8 724 651 73 7 16 4 60 4 .990 56.17
1950 Indians C 129 124 3,181 725 5.6 720 656 64 5 14 3 15 3 .993 6.11
1951 Indians C 129 116 3,176 669 5.2 663 597 66 6 8 7 33 26 .991 5.64
1952 Indians C 107 93 2,531 558 5.2 551 498 53 7 7 3 27 25 .987 5.88
1953 Indians C 106 91 2,374 452 4.3 441 399 42 11 3 5 25 21 .976 5.02
1954 Indians C 137 121 3,340 714 5.2 710 661 49 4 9 3 27 28 .994 5.74
1955 Indians C 111 91 2,476 619 5.6 617 583 34 2 12 8 19 13 .997 6.73
1956 Indians C 118 97 2,593 686 5.8 676 648 28 10 2 2 25 10 .985 7.04
1957 Indians C 58 48 1,263 301 5.2 301 287 14 0 4 3 12 7 1.000 6.43
1958 Tigers C 45 43 1,060 231 5.1 230 211 19 1 4 5 10 7 .996 5.86
1958 Phillies C 25 18 494 113 4.5 112 104 8 1 1 2 5 3 .991 6.12
1959 Phillies C 25 18 466 96 3.8 95 84 11 1 2 1 8 7 .990 5.50
1959 Giants C 21 9 296 80 3.8 78 72 6 2 1 1 4 2 .975 7.11
1960 Cubs C 22 12 356 87 4.0 85 76 9 2 2 2 11 6 .977 6.45
C Totals 1,629 1,428 30,139 8,287 5.1 8,201 7,506 695 86 136 75 298 169 .990 7.35
17 Years 1,629 1,428 30,139 8,287 5.1 8,201 7,506 695 86 136 75 298 169 .990 7.35

Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Miscellaneous Stats

1941 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 47.0 6.7 9.4 - - -
1942 Indians 1 3 .250 3 2 n/a 0.0 5.5 15.5 - - -
1946 Indians 1 4 .200 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.2 15.9 - - -
1947 Indians 3 1 .750 2 2 n/a 94.5 7.7 9.0 - - -
1948 Indians 6 3 .667 3 0 n/a 33.7 6.4 7.7 - - -
1949 Indians 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 58.5 5.3 8.5 - - -
1950 Indians 1 0 1.000 0 3 n/a 29.6 8.0 7.2 - - -
1951 Indians 0 3 .000 2 9 n/a 69.3 5.8 9.7 - - -
1952 Indians 0 2 .000 5 2 n/a 83.3 7.1 8.1 - - -
1953 Indians 1 2 .333 0 11 n/a 33.2 7.3 8.1 - - -
1954 Indians 0 1 .000 2 4 n/a 38.5 8.8 10.6 - - -
1955 Indians 0 1 .000 3 11 n/a 33.8 9.2 7.6 - - -
1956 Indians 1 1 .500 3 10 n/a 52.5 5.8 9.3 - - -
1957 Indians 0 1 .000 0 2 n/a 37.0 6.4 9.9 - - -
1958 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 130.0 4.1 18.6 - - -
1958 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 9.8 - - -
1959 Phillies 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.1 6.4 - - -
1959 Giants 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 - - -
1960 Cubs 0 0 .000 2 1 n/a 43.0 4.3 8.6 - - -
17 Years 15 24 .385 25 57 n/a 51.9 6.4 9.1 - - -

Jim Hegan

Jim Hegan Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1941 Cleveland Indians 9 Undetermined - -
1942 Cleveland Indians 40 Undetermined - -
1946 Cleveland Indians 14 Undetermined - -
1947 Cleveland Indians 10 Undetermined Stats -
1948 Cleveland Indians 10 Undetermined - Stats
1949 Cleveland Indians 10 Undetermined Stats -
1950 Cleveland Indians 10 Undetermined Stats -
1951 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined Stats -
1952 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined Stats -
1953 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined - -
1954 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined - Stats
1955 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined - -
1956 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined - -
1957 Cleveland Indians 4 Undetermined - -
1958 Detroit Tigers 15 Undetermined - -
1958 Philadelphia Phillies 38 Undetermined - -
1959 Philadelphia Phillies 38 Undetermined - -
1959 San Francisco Giants 27 Undetermined - -
1960 Chicago Cubs 9 Undetermined - -
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