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Jim Presley

Jim Presley (left) covering third base after a steal by Rickey Henderson.
Third baseman
Born: October 23, 1961 (1961-10-23) (age 48)
Pensacola, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
June 24, 1984 for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
June 7, 1991 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
Batting average     .247
Home runs     135
Runs batted in     495
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Career highlights and awards

James Arthur Presley (born October 23, 1961 Pensacola, FL) is a former infielder with an eight year career from 1984 to 1991. He played for the Seattle Mariners of the American League and the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres of the National League. He was primarily a third baseman but also saw some time playing first base. His nickname was "Hound Dog".

As a youth, he played baseball through the Dixie Youth association, first at Pensacola Brent then later Pensacola Myrtle Grove. He graduated from Escambia High School in 1980.

He was named to the American League All-Star team in 1986 after hitting .265 with 27 home runs and a career high 107 RBIs.

On December 21, 2005 he was signed to be the hitting coach for the Florida Marlins.

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