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Jack Dittmer

 

Jack Dittmer

Jack Dittmer
Second baseman
Born: (1928-01-10) January 10, 1928 (age 86)
Elkader, Iowa
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 17, 1952 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
June 23, 1957 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Batting average .232
Home runs 24
Runs batted in 136
Teams

Career highlights and awards

John Douglas "Jack" Dittmer is a former Major League Baseball second baseman. He played six seasons in the majors, from 1952 until 1957, for the Boston and Milwaukee Braves and Detroit Tigers.

As an amateur, Dittmer was a 3 sport star at Elkader High School, where he played basketball, baseball, and football. In his senior year of high school, he was selected the best high-school baseball player in the state of Iowa, and he went on to play in a national all-star game. He continued to play all three sports at the University of Iowa, where he was mainly known as a wide receiver. He was inducted into the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993.

References

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference


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