Joe Glenn (baseball)
November 19, 1908|
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
Died: May 6, 1985
|September 15, 1932, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 24, 1940, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||89|
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.
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