Joe Glenn (baseball)

Joseph Charles Glenn (November 19, 1908 – May 6, 1985) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1932–33, 1935–38), St. Louis Browns (1939) and Boston Red Sox (1940). Glenn batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Dickson City, Pennsylvania.

Glenn caught Babe Ruth during his last pitching game, and also caught Ted Williams in Williams' only pitching appearance: it was at Fenway Park on August 24, 1940. In an eight-season career, Glenn posted a .252 batting average with five home runs and 89 RBI in 248 games played.

Glenn died in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, at age of 76.

Joe Glenn
Born: November 19, 1908
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
Died: May 6, 1985 (aged 76)
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 15, 1932, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
August 24, 1940, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average.252
Home runs5
Runs batted in89

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Glenn (name)

Glenn is a given name and a surname.

Joe Glenn

Joe Glenn may refer to:

Joe Glenn (American football) (born 1949), American football coach

Joe Glenn (baseball) (1908–1985), Major League catcher

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