Joe Pittman

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Joe Pittman
1985 Nashville Joe Pittman.jpg
Pittmann with the Nashville Sounds in 1985
Born: (1953-01-01)January 1, 1953
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died: June 13, 2014(2014-06-13) (aged 61)
Lake Jackson, Texas, U.S.
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1981, for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1984, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average.263
On-base percentage.309
Slugging average.302
Games played139

Joseph Wayne Pittman (January 1, 1953 – June 13, 2014), nicknamed "Shoe" or "Shoes", was an American baseball player. He was backup infielder and outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants in between the seasons of 1981 and 1984.

Pittman was born in Houston, Texas. He was African American.

Pittman died after collapsing at a construction job on June 12, 2014 in Freeport, Texas. He was 61.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dean, Richard (June 14, 2014). "Former Astro Pittman passes away at age 60". Major League Baseball. Retrieved June 17, 2014.

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