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Val Picinich

Val Picinich
Born: (1896-09-08)September 8, 1896
New York, New York
Died: December 5, 1942(1942-12-05) (aged 46)
Nobleboro, Maine
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 25, 1916, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
August 28, 1933, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .258
Home runs 26
Runs batted in 298

Valentine John Picinich (September 8, 1896 – December 5, 1942) born in New York, New York was a catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1916–17), Washington Senators (1918–22), Boston Red Sox (1923–25), Cincinnati Reds (1926–28), Brooklyn Robins/Dodgers (1929–33) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1933).

In 18 seasons he played in 1,037 Games and had 2,877 At Bats, 298 Runs, 743 Hits, 166 Doubles, 26 Triples, 26 Home Runs, 298 RBI, 31 Stolen Bases, 314 Walks, .258 Batting Average, .334 On-base percentage, .361 Slugging Percentage, 1,039 Total Bases and 106 Sacrifice Hits.

He died in Nobleboro, Maine at the age of 46.


  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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