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James Bucher

James Quinter Bucher
Born: March 11, 1911 in Manassas, Va.
Died: Oct. 21, 2004 in Elizabethtown, Pa.
Debut: 1934 | Pos: IF
H: 5'11" | W: 170 | B: L | T: R

Yrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
7 554 1792 242 474 17 193 19 .265

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James Bucher, who played in more than 500 games in his seven-year career in the major leagues, died on Oct. 21, 2004 in Elizabethtown, Pa.

He hit .265 in his major league career with 17 home runs and 193 RBI. One of his best seasons came in 1935 when he hit .302 with seven home runs and 58 RBI for the Dodgers.

He played for the Dodgers (1934-1937), the Cardinals (1938) and the Red Sox (1944-45).

In Oct. 1937, the Dodgers traded Bucher, along with Johnny Cooney, Roy Henshaw and Joe Stripp, to the Cardinals for Leo Durocher.