Given Name: John Donald
3B-OF 1947-51 Dodgers , Giants
As a rookie in 1947, the wiry Jorgensen was the Dodgers' clutch third baseman. He
bruised his throwing arm by hunting that winter, injured it further in spring training,
and his career collapsed.
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» May 17, 1950:
The Giants sell catcher Ray Mueller to Pittsburgh and buy infielder Spider Jorgensen from the Dodgers.