Al Mahon

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Alfred Gwinn Mahon (Lefty)

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Nebraska native Al Mahon spent just two years in professional baseball, 1930 and 1931. The young left-hander spent spent a short period in the major leagues with the Philadelphia Athletics from April 22 through May 11 of 1930. Mahon appeared in three games for the Athletics, pitching 4 1/3 innings, giving up eleven base-hits, four walks and allowing eleven earned runs; he had no decisions. This was the sum total of his big league time.

Mahon spent the rest of his pro career (1930-1931) in the class A Eastern League with the Allentown Dukes in 1930 and the New Haven Bulldogs and the Allentown Buffaloes in 1931. Al had a combined two-year minor league record of 11-8 with a 4.77 ERA in 39 games.

Mahon left the game after the 1931 season at 22 years of age. Not much is known as to his life and whereabouts after baseball. He passed away on December 26, 1977 in New Haven, CT at the age of 68.

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