Joseph Trimble III
- October 12, 1930
- 6' 1"
- 190 lbs
- Major League Debut:
- 4-29-1955 with BOS
Joseph Gerard Trimble (October 12, 1930 – August 11, 2011) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in part of two seasons for the Boston Red Sox (1955) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1957). Listed at 6' 1", 190 lb., he batted and threw right-handed.
Joe started his professional career with the Cincinnati Reds in 1948, and was a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in 1955 and the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1957. He was a member of the Major League Baseball Players of America, the Boston
Red Sox Alumni and the Pittsburgh Pirates Alumni.
Trimble posted a 0-2 record with a 7.48 ERA in 43 appearances, including four starts, giving up 19 runs (one unearned) on 23 hits and 16 walks while striking out 10 in 21 ⅔ innings of work.
Joe served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He was the 2011 recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public
Service. Joe ran the John Trimble Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Groden Center.