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Frequently Asked Questions

When was Joe Atkins born?

Joe Atkins was born on May 9, 1922.

Where was Joe Atkins born?

Joe Atkins was born in Mobile, AL.

How tall was Joe Atkins?

Joe Atkins was 6-0 (183 cm) tall.

How much did Joe Atkins weigh when playing?

Joe Atkins weighed 180 lbs (81 kg) when playing.

How many seasons did Joe Atkins play?

Joe Atkins played 2 seasons.

Is Joe Atkins in the Hall of Fame?

Joe Atkins has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

What position did Joe Atkins play?

Joe Atkins was a Third Baseman, Shortstop and Leftfielder.

How many hits did Joe Atkins have?

Joe Atkins had 16 hits over his career.

How many home runs did Joe Atkins have?

Joe Atkins had 1 home runs over his career.

What was Joe Atkins' average?

Joe Atkins had a .314 average over his career.

How many teams has Joe Atkins played for?

Joe Atkins played for 2 teams; the Newark Eagles and Cleveland Buckeyes.

When did Joe Atkins retire?

Joe Atkins last played in 1947.

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