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Johnny Logan
Shortstop
Born: March 23, 1927 (1927-03-23) (age 82)
Endicott, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 17, 1951 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1963 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average     .268
Hits     1,407
Runs batted in     547
Teams
Career highlights and awards

John Logan, Jr. (born March 23, 1927 in Endicott, New York) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball. Logan was signed by the Boston Braves in 1947. He was a four time All-Star and led the National League in doubles in 1955. Logan was the first major league batter Sandy Koufax faced.

In a 13-season career, Logan was a lifetime .268 batter with 93 home runs and 547 RBIs in 1503 games. He has a total of 651 career runs scored and 19 stolen bases. He accumulated 216 doubles and 41 triples with a total of 1407 hits in 5244 career at bats. After his major league career, Logan played one season in Japan for the Nankai Hawks in 1964.

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • Johnny Logan feature article by Sports Editor Cyril Cheriyan from the Binghamton University student newspaper, Pipe Dream : BU's first major leaguer
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