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Jim Bucher

Jim Bucher
Third baseman/second baseman
Born: March 11, 1911
Manassas, Virginia
Died: October 21, 2004(2004-10-21) (aged 93)
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1934, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1945, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .265
Home runs 17
Runs batted in 193
Teams

James Quinter Bucher (March 11, 1911 – October 21, 2004) was an infielder/outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1934–1937), St. Louis Cardinals (1938) and Boston Red Sox (1944–1945). A native of Manassas, Virginia, Bucher batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He debuted on April 18, 1943 and played his final game on September 29, 1945.

Bucher was a defensively versatile player with decent abilities at third base, second, and any of the three outfield positions. His most productive season came with the 1935 Dodgers, when he posted career-highs in batting average (.302), home runs (7), RBI (58), runs (72), hits (143), doubles (22), and games played (123). In 1937, he was sent to the Cardinals along with

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