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Jack Cassini

Jack Cassini
Pinch runner
Born: (1919-10-26)October 26, 1919
Dearborn, Michigan
Died: September 20, 2010(2010-09-20) (aged 90)
Mesa, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1949 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 6, 1949 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Games played 8
Runs scored 3

Jack Dempsey Cassini (October 26, 1919 – September 20, 2010) was an American professional baseball infielder, manager and scout. Born in Dearborn, Michigan, he was a six-time stolen base champion during his minor league playing career (1940–41; 1946–55) and stole 378 bases lifetime.[1]

Cassini threw and batted right-handed, stood 5'10" (1.78 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). His career began with the Tiffin Mud Hens of the Class D Ohio State League in

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Cassini then fashioned a long career as a minor league manager and MLB scout. He skippered teams in the Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets and Cleveland Indians farm systems, and scouted for Cincinnati, the Mets and Cleveland.


  1. ^ a b Johnson, Lloyd, ed., The Minor League Register. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1994

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