Tim McCarver

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Tim McCarver
Tim McCarver 2002.jpg
McCarver in 2002
Born: (1941-10-16)October 16, 1941
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: February 16, 2023(2023-02-16) (aged 81)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1959, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1980, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average.271
Home runs97
Runs batted in645
Career highlights and awards

James Timothy McCarver (October 16, 1941 – February 16, 2023) was an American sportscaster and professional baseball catcher. McCarver played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, and Boston Red Sox between 1959 and 1980.[1]

McCarver died of heart failure in Memphis, Tennessee on February 16, 2023, exactly four months after his 81st birthday.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. McCarver gets call from Baseball Hall of Fame, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (July 15, 2012)
  2. Italie, Hillel. "Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81". The Associated Press. Retrieved February 16, 2023.
  3. Kaufman, Ira. "Tim McCarver, Cerebral Catcher and Hall of Fame Broadcaster, Dies at 81". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 16, 2023.