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Johnny Mokan

Johnny Mokan
Born: (1895-09-23)September 23, 1895
Buffalo, New York
Died: February 10, 1985(1985-02-10) (aged 89)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1921, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1927, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .291
Home runs 32
Runs batted in 273

John Leo Mokan (September 23, 1895 – February 10, 1985) was a Major League Baseball outfielder. He batted and threw right-handed.

A native of Buffalo, New York, Mokan made his major league debut on April 15, 1921 at the age of 26. He spent seven seasons in the National League with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1921–22) and Philadelphia Phillies (1923–27).

Mokan was a .291 career hitter with 32 home runs and 273 RBI in 582 games. His most productive season came in 1923 when he posted career-highs in batting average (.312), home runs (10), runs (76) and doubles (23). He had another good season in 1926, hitting .303 with career-highs in RBI (62), hits (138), triples (5) and games played (135). Mokan played his final game on October 2, 1927. He died in Buffalo, New York at age 89.

External links

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

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