Browns' pinch-runner in 1951 for midget Eddie Gaedel, Delsing hit .300 several
times in the minors and made the Northern League, Pacific Coast League, and American
Association all-star teams. His top ML BA was .288 with the 1953 Tigers. His son
Jim is a member of the PGA tour.
»August 19, 1951: In his most interesting promotional stunt, Bill Veeck signs a 3'7" midget, Eddie Gaedel, who goes to bat wearing the number 1/8 in the first inning of the nightcap with the Tigers. Lefty Bob Cain laughingly walks him on four pitches. Jim Delsing then pinch runs, but the Tigers win, 6–2. Two days later the ML bars Eddie Gaedel from appearing in any more games.