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16 John Drebinger, “Giants Rookie Stops Pirates by 2-1,” New York Times, August 15, 1931, 11. Mooney trained with Chattanooga in 1930 but lacked control and was released. At Bridgeport, the “sure-fire prospect” was developed by McGraw’s former player and trusted coach, Hans Lobert.13 “It seems like fate has been against me this spring,” Mooney wrote dejectedly to his brother, Charles, about his demotion to the minors.” Acknowledging stiff competition from the Giants’ staff, he vowed to make it to the big leagues. With his great curveball and fastball with “burning speed,” Mooney was making a name for himself as a strikeout artist and was called the modern version of Rube Waddell.19 The Wisconsin State Journal reported that opponents taunted Mooney during games by yelling that they “didn’t have to teach school in the winter” to earn a living.20 Despite the taunts, Mooney kept winning. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Erwin, Tennessee. Tragedy struck the family twice shortly after Jim’s birth. 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Recalled by St. Louis in mid-September, he did not see action. Baseball was always Mooney’s main interest. Jim Mooney Letters, 1931-1946, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University (hereafter cited as Jim Mooney letters). 26 John Drebinger, “Giants Are Beaten By Seals, 10-5,” New York Times, April 3, 1932, 5J. If you can help us improve this player’s biography, contact us. Produced in ink over graphite and blue pencil with white paint on Bristol board and has an image area of 10.75" x 15.5", light handling wear, and small production smudges. 1 Letter to Charlie Weatherby from Jeanne Mooney Smith, June 2012. Mooney’s performance was only marginally better for the last place (59-84) Spartans; he was 6-10 on the mound with a 4.86 ERA. After eight appearances and 37 innings of work, he was the league’s top pitcher at the end of May with a 3-0 record. He enjoyed traveling to St. Louis for a Gas House reunion in June 1959. Mooney pitched well in his debut against Rochester on August 18, but lost 1-0 on a run-scoring wild pitch. 17 Dan Daniel, “Giants Gloat Over Mooney Despite Cardinal Invasion,” New York World-Telegram, August 15, 1931. “This youngster seems to have given the club’s staff just what is needed to settle into a winning stride, reported The Sporting News.18. After enrolling in graduate school at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 1935, Mooney spent four offseasons attending classes before receiving his master’s degree in industrial education in August 1939. The major leaguers prevailed, 7-1. Jim Mooney (Place 1) Member Home People 281-485-1434 info@bdd4.org Jim Mooney was elected to the Board of Commissioners on November 3, 2020. According to his daughter, when he was at home he could listen to two games on the radio and watch one on TV. Receive an email notification when changes occur for Jim Mooney. Select the best result to find their address, phone number, relatives, and public records. In August the Cardinals were losing ground to first-place New York and were behind by six games in midmonth. Mooney was inducted into the East Tennessee State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1977. Faced with a shortage of players and impressed by the 17-year-old’s strong left arm, Luck gave him a uniform and named him starting pitcher for the first game, against the Emory and Henry College Wasps, an 11-0 win. The name Jim Mooney has over 13 birth records, 6 death records, 0 criminal/court records, 33 address records, 9 phone records and more. “Street and [Branch] Rickey like him.”29 When asked about the trade, Mooney said he wasn’t surprised; “I will give Gabby Street everything I have and will try to make a good man for his club. He then moved to Erwin, Tennessee, where he lived at the YMCA, taught industrial arts, and coached girls’ basketball at Unicoi High School. Mooney’s 1933 season started with promise. This biography originally appeared in “The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals The World Champion Gas House Gang” (SABR, 2014), edited by Charles F. Faber. A connection is made when two people are officers, directors, or otherwise associated with the same company. He was effective (three hits, one run, seven innings) in relief of loser Dazzy Vance in a 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh on April 23. The Kingsport Times noted that “he had plenty of steam on his fast one,” but “was not in the best of shape.”35 On August 27 Mooney (8-2, 2.44 ERA) gained his eighth straight triumph by scattering ten hits and fanning 17 Greeneville batters in a 5-1 Johnson City win. In [1924] operators at the camp hired a young southpaw … named Jim Mooney before he was snagged by the Sally League.” “[He] shone as a Dorchester Cardinal,” and teams “repeatedly suffered at the hands of [the] future New York Giants pitcher.”5 In 1925 and 1926, Mooney played at Mascot, Tennessee, and Secco, Kentucky. He entered the game with one out and runners on first and third, and retired the side without throwing a pitch. Sutter, Ball, Bat, and Bitumen: A History of Coalfield Baseball in the Appalachian South (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2009), 33, 55. On February 22, 1931, Jim Mooney reported to the Giants’ spring-training camp at San Antonio, Texas. He continued to play semipro baseball for several more years; in July 1950, he pitched a 6-0 shutout for Saltville in the Burley Belt League, giving up five hits and fanning 12 Gate City Moccasins. With the Giants struggling at 17-23, McGraw announced his retirement and was succeeded by player-manager Bill Terry. Though technically still a high-school student, Mooney turned out for college coach Jim Luck’s spring baseball tryout. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the business data on this site, its use, or its interpretation. Texas Bluebonnets is currently at J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art on Broadway in San Antonio. Find Jim Mooney's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Wes Singletary, Florida’s First Big League Baseball Players: A Narrative History (Charleston, South Carolina: History, 2006). He was an actor, known for Jungle Jim (1948). Abingdon (43-81) finished the season in last place. Much of Texas is experiencing rolling blackouts, as utilities are unable to keep power flowing. Taking yet another step down the minor-league ladder, Mooney was with the Southeastern League’s Mobile Shippers in 1937 and 1938. 8 “Training Camp News. He also started, went seven innings, and lost a 2-0 four-hitter at Pittsburgh on April 28. An ultra-classic scene of Spidey and Green Goblin, by one of Spider-Man's mainstay artists, Jim Mooney. Pitching for the first time since August 27, Mooney saw mop-up duty in the Cardinals’ Game Four 10-9 loss. Invited to the Cardinals’ 1934 spring-training camp in Bradenton, Florida, Mooney arrived without fanfare, but his erratic performances continued. In two-thirds of an inning, he faced eight batters and surrendered four hits, two walks, and six runs in a 14-5 loss. Jimmy Mooney is on Facebook. When asked, he would share baseball stories, often relating funny incidents about Dizzy Dean and others from the Gas House Gang. innings. Jim Mooney Stats, Fantasy & News Year Team League 1934 St. Louis Cardinals NL “I am reporting to the Giants tomorrow and boy I sure hope I can stay with them.”15 Upon his arrival, McGraw placed him under the tutelage of former pitching great, future Hall of Famer, and current Giants coach Chief Bender. In 1980 ETSU’s new on-campus baseball facility was named Mooney Field. Thereafter, he was 1-4, finishing with a 4-5 mark and a 6.17 ERA in 29 games, mostly in relief. “Half Century at State.” Alumni Quarterly – East Tennessee State University 38.3, (Spring 1974), 8-9. Join Facebook to connect with Jim Mooney and others you may know. After starting on an irregular basis and pitching in long relief for most of June and July, Mooney made eight consecutive starts from July 31 to September 5, but could not replicate the consistent magic from the previous season. He pitched three innings in a 3-1 exhibition loss to the Texas League’s Dallas Steers on March 15, and the Dallas Morning News said that he “showed some good southpaw stuff.”11 On April 12, pitching for the Giants’ second team, Mooney defeated the Eastern League’s Bridgeport Bears 3-1, giving up six hits and striking out seven. Phone: 602.496.1460 Mooney (10-7, 2.65 ERA) didn’t play in Mobile’s Little Dixie Series triumph over Macon, instead returning to Bristol to teach. After three more losses, his final Baltimore record was 1-4. Mooney first played sports at Mooresburg High School. “Mooney Scores Sixth Straight Triumph for McGrawmen in Nightcap” ran yet another subheading in the New York Times about the 24-year old’s dreamlike season.22 Accompanying the article was a picture of Mooney with his cap slightly cocked to the side in a style common at the time. If I don’t pitch in professional ball, I may hook up with a semipro team.”37. innings. 24 Ralph S. Davis, “Bucs Want Neither Malone Nor Davis,” The Sporting News, September 17, 1931, 3. Join Facebook to connect with Jim Mooney and others you may know. Mooney rose to the position of assistant to the dean during his last 28 years at East Tennessee State. One of Mooney’s players, infielder Ernie Bowman, went on to play in the major leagues (San Francisco, 1961-63). 5 L.M. Jim has been found in 19 states including Oklahoma, Kansas, Florida, Tennessee, South Dakota, and 14 others. Their last major operation was the assault and occupation of the Okinawa island group from April through June of 1945, a dangerous time given that they served as an ammunition ship that could be targeted by kamikazes. “I have never seen a newcomer pitch with more confidence and skill” said a delighted McGraw about Mooney’s success.23 Celebrated around the city, the “sensational southpaw” capitalized on his notoriety and went on a barnstorming tour after the season with some other members of the Giants, including Ethan Allen, Chick Fullis, Doc Marshall, and Johnny Vergez.24 In late February 1932, TSN reported on his successful duck hunt in the Mooresburg Valley, showing him with three of the six mallards he bagged. James Mooney in Texas We found 52 records for James Mooney in Austin, Archer City and 32 other cities in Texas. In the opinion of TSN, Mooney “appears to need some polishing to fit him for major league duty.”12. They were soon deployed in the South Pacific, where they participated in eight major landings as the US forces drew ever so close to Japan. On May 3, in a 4-3 win over the Wasps, Mooney struck out 17 and allowed only four hits. The Mooney International Corporation (formerly Mooney Aviation Company, Inc. and the Mooney Aircraft Company) is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Kerrville, Texas, United States. Jack Mooney, “Jim Mooney.” Hawkins County Historical Society (n.d.), 387-89. Mooney’s mound dominance led Charlotte manager Dick Hoblitzel to recommend that New York Giants manager John McGraw travel south to see him in action. On June 10, 1927, Mooney signed a contract with the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class A Southern Association and made his first professional appearance in the sixth inning of an 11-5 loss to the Mobile Bears, surrendering two runs in three-plus innings. The companies and people profiled on Corporation Wiki are displayed for research purposes only and do not imply an endorsement from or for the profiled companies and people. With four 12-win pitchers, a speedy infield that turned a league-record 165 double plays, and an abundance of clutch hitting, manager Hal Anderson’s youthful Tourists (89-55) sprinted to the regular season championship by a league record 14-game margin over Durham. By mid-August he was optioned to the International League’s Baltimore Orioles. San Antonio, Fans Seven in Auspicious Big League Debut” reported the New York Times the following day.16 Dan Daniel of the New York World-Telegram called it “one of the most impressive debuts by a New York recruit in ten years and stamped Mooney as a slinger of more than interesting possibilities. In the spring of 1938, Mooney pitched for the amateur Saltville Alkalies in Virginia’s newly organized Burley Belt League. When Mooney endured a 10-5 exhibition loss to the Seals in San Francisco, the New York Times said that he “still appears behind in his home work. View Jim Mooney’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. It came as no surprise, then, when Mooney, who had come down with tonsillitis, was sent to Rochester of the International league to recuperate. Mooney (13-7, 2.92 ERA) was the Cardinals’ best pitcher in 1947, walking only 16 men in 22 games. Thereafter, six consecutive losses prompted Johnston to use him in relief. Mooney returned to Chattanooga in 1928, had a loss and a win in his first two games, and, after two weeks, was sent to Columbus (Georgia) of the Class B Southeastern League. George Stone, Muscle, a Minor League Legend (Haverford, Pennsylvania: Infinity Pub., 2003). Description Ross Andru and Jim Mooney Marvel Team-Up #7 Story Page 13 Original Art (Marvel, 1973). According to his daughter Jeanne, “He truly loved the game and was proud of the doors it had opened for him.”1 From Jim’s perspective, baseball “was a rugged and tough life but just putting on a major-league uniform was the greatest thing in the world.”2. James W. Mooney, 55, of Urbandale, IA, passed away on June 29, 2020. Mooney’s second Ripley’s Believe It Or Not moment came during one of his Asheville relief appearances. Three days later he made his first start and, in the opinion of the Augusta Chronicle, “showed promise” in a 5-0 loss.6 Mooney’s first victory came on June 26, a 10-5 verdict over Atlanta. James Mooney in Texas 74 records in 89 cities for James Mooney in Texas. Jim Mooney in Texas 201 people named Jim Mooney found in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria and 20 other cities. After the game he was one of eight players who were assigned to the Bridgeport (Connecticut) Bears in the Class A Eastern League. 25 John Drebinger, “Lindstrom Joins Giants’ Hold-Outs,” The New York Times, January 19, 1932, 27. 18 Joe Vila, “Rookie Gives Giants Fresh Lease of Life,” The Sporting News, August 27, 1931, 1. He also had a 16-season minor-league career, which included two feats that rated a mention in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not. 9 “Outfielders Main Worry of Lookouts,” Times-Picayune, April 14, 1929, 81. Thereafter, Mooney started only two more games, pitching four innings or less in his last 13 appearances; he seldom saw action after his ERA ballooned to 4.06 in early July. In his spare time, he was a Little League coach for many years and made sure that every boy got to play, sometimes to the chagrin of some of the parents. Jim grew up on Hicks’ Snow Flake farm on the outskirts of Mooresburg. Tex Mooney, Actor: Jungle Jim. Mooney, who was mustered out as a lieutenant commander, was cited for “personal courage and leadership in performing duties and accomplishing designated assignments under regulated enemy air attack.”, Mooney returned to Johnson City in January 1946 after 25 months at sea. Posted by Unknown at 10:37 AM No comments: Email This BlogThis! Jim Mooney We have 180 records for Jim Mooney ranging in age from 23 years old to 86 years old. Jim Mooney is on Facebook. Allowing one hit in one inning, Mooney pitched for the last time in the major leagues and finished as a champion. The 1932 Giants were counting on improved pitching to help them contend for the pennant. Both decisions gave Dean an even 30 wins. A fastball pitcher, Mooney specialized in strikeouts. 11 George White, “Garland and Erickson Tame Giants as Steers Win Third Straight,” Dallas Morning News, March 16, 1931, 12. Facebook gives people the power to share... Log in or sign up for Facebook to connect with friends, family and COLUMBIA - A Memorial Mass for James “Jim” Stewart Mooney, Jr., 67, will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. In a combined 41 games for both teams, his record was 5-14 with a 5.21 ERA in 186? During the fall Mooney took a faculty position at Tennessee High School in Bristol, Tennessee, where he taught industrial arts. 34 “Tourists Seek to Establish New League Winning Record,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, August 30, 1939, 9. Ineffective in three stints at the highest minor-league level, Mooney was optioned by the Cardinals to the Memphis Chicks of the Southern Association in 1936, and was 2-0 in three games. On February 22, 1931, Jim Mooney reported to the Giants’ spring-training camp at San Antonio, Texas. Mooney kept busy during his retirement. With the press reporting that he’d lost some zip from his fastball, the Cardinals sold Mooney’s contract to the Columbus (Ohio) Red Birds of the American Association on January 2, 1935. 30 “Mooney Glad He’s Card,” Mooney Hall of Fame Clipping File, November 3, 1932. The 35-year-old Mooney (15-11, 2.11 ERA) was a workhorse for Johnson City in 1942, leading the league with 192 innings pitched; two sources noted that he was never relieved and didn’t issue a single walk all year. View the profiles of people named Jim Mooney. Cronkite School at ASU “My dream has come true or perhaps not a dream but hard work,” Mooney wrote Charles on August 8, 1931. Keeping in shape by playing basketball for the Erwin team in the Appalachian Independent Basketball Conference during the winter, Mooney reported to the Red Birds’ spring training hoping to jump-start his career. Though Mooney’s 11-11 record and 3.95 ERA in 189 innings for the Hornets may not have been eye-catching, McGraw was impressed with the hurler’s potential. 37 “Jim Mooney Given Outright Release From Johnson City,” Kingsport News, October 2, 1947, 12. The fourth-place Cardinals (63-57) lost the league playoff finals to Elizabethton, three games to one. He finished his first full season in the majors with a disappointing 6-10 record and 5.05 ERA in 124? Mooney revealed 45 years later that the injury caused him to change his stride and arm problems developed that he never overcame. Join Facebook to connect with Jimmy Mooney and others you may know. In 1953 the Kingsport Times-News mentioned that he was still active in semipro circles. A game against the Giants was notable: On June 27, Dizzy Dean held a 7-6 lead going into the top of the ninth inning. 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