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Pinky Higgins

Pinky Higgins

Position(s):
2B, 3B, SS
Nicknames:
Pinky
Born:
May 27, 1909
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6' 1"
Weight:
185 lbs
Major League Debut:
6-25-1930 with PHA

Pinky Higgins


Career Batting Stats
G AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP OPS OPS+
1802 6636 1941 930 140 1075 61 .292 .428 .370 .798 108.9

Teams Pinky Higgins Managed

Boston Red Sox (1955-1962)

Born
Michael Franklin Higgins was born on May 27, 1909, in Red Oak, TX.

 

Died
March 21, 1969, Dallas, TX

 


 

Major League Debut
6 25,1930

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Nicknames
Pinky


 

Hall of Fame Voting
Year Election Votes Pct
1950 BBWAA 2 1.2%
1951 BBWAA 1 .4%
1958 BBWAA 6 2.3%
1960 BBWAA 3 1.1%

Post-Season Appearances
1940 World Series
1946 World Series

 

Batting Feats

  • August 6, 1933: Cycle...

  • June 27, 1935: 3 HR...

  • May 20, 1940: 3 HR...

All-Star Selections
1934 AL
1936 AL
1944 AL

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Baseball History, Boston Red Sox, General manager, Manager, Pinky Higgins, Pumpsie Green, Tom Yawkey

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