Saturday, January 16, 2010

#35 Jim Donohue

Custom Autograph card

James Thomas Donohue
Bats: Right , Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4" , Weight: 190 lb.
Born: October 31, 1938 in St. Louis, MO

Aquired by trade with the Detroit Tigers to the Los Angeles Angels for Jerry Casale on June 7, 1961.
Later traded by the Los Angeles Angels to the Minnesota Twins for Don Lee on May 29, 1962.

In the second game of a double-header pitched the final third of the 11th and final inning in relief of a 5-5 tie at Boston on June 8, 1961.

1960 Topps
1961 - 1962
In 50 games (8 as the starter) went 5-6 with 5 saves and a 4.19 ERA.

Custom Index card

Donohue was a Cardinal and Dodger farmhand before Detroit drafted him. Primarily a reliever, he was 5-7 with six saves as a rookie, and 1-1 in his second and final season.
His MLB debut was on April 11, 1961 for the Detroit Tigers and his last MLB appearance was June 22, 1962 for the Minnesota Twins.

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