James Pete Pisoni
Born: Aug. 14, 1929 in St. Louis, MO
Died: Feb. 4, 2007 in Fresno, TX
Debut: 1953 | Pos: OF
H: 5'10" | W: 169 | B: R | T: R
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Jim Pisoni, who played in 103 games in the major leagues, died on Feb. 4, 2007 in Dallas, Texas. He was 77.
He hit .212 in 189 career at-bats. His career numbers include six home runs and 20 RBI.
Pisoni debuted in 1953 with the St. Louis Browns. His career included stops with Kansas City (1956-1957), Milwaukee NL (1959), and New York AL (1959-1960).
In June 1957, the Kansas City Athletics sent him, along with Ryne Duren and Harry Simpson, to the New York Yankees for Billy Martin, Ralph Terry, Woodie Held and Bob Martyn. He was drafted by Milwaukee in the 1958 Rule V draft, but was returned to the Yankees in May 1959.
Following his career in baseball, Pisoni worked as an electrical contractor.