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Jack Reed
Outfielder
Born: (1933-02-02) February 2, 1933 (age 82)
Silver City, Mississippi
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1961 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1963 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Batting average .233
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 6
Teams
Career highlights and awards

John Burwell Reed (February 2, 1933 in Silver City, Mississippi) is a former professional baseball player. He was an outfielder over parts of three seasons (1961–1963) with the New York Yankees. Reed was a member of the 1961 World Series champion Yankees. An alumnus of the University of Mississippi, for the Yankees Reed played primarily as a late-inning defensive replacement for star outfielder Mickey Mantle. For this reason, he was popularly known as "Mickey Mantle's caddy."[1]

For his career Reed hit .233 with 1 home run and 6 runs batted in in 222 games played (129 at-bats). He is only one of seven players in Major League Baseball history with more career games played than plate appearances.[2]

On June 24, 1962, Reed hit the only home run of his career in the top of the 22nd inning, as the Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 9-7 in the longest game in Yankees' history.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Madden, Bill. "YANKS WILL MISS TIGERS' DEN," New York Daily News (July 11, 1999).
  2. ^ Spatz, Lyle (2007). TheSABR Baseball List & Record Book – Baseball’s Most Fascinating Records and Unusual Statistics. United States: Simon & Schuster. p. 496. ISBN 9781416532453. 
  3. ^ "Today in Baseball History June 24th". www.nationalpastime.com. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 

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