Tim Corcoran (first baseman)

Tim Corcoran (first baseman)

Tim Corcoran
First baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1953-03-19) March 19, 1953 (age 61)
Glendale, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 18, 1977 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
June 6, 1986 for the New York Mets
Career statistics
Batting average .270
Home runs 12
Runs batted in 128

Timothy Michael Corcoran (born March 19, 1953) was a Major League Baseball player who played 9 seasons in the major leagues.[1] Born in Glendale, California, Corcoran attended California State University, Los Angeles (the "Golden Eagles"), and was signed as an amateur free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1974. Corcoran played four seasons with the Tigers from 1977 to 1980. He then played for the Minnesota Twins in 1981, followed by three years with the Philadelphia Phillies (1983–1985) and a single season with the New York Mets in 1986.

Corcoran played in 509 major league games and had a career batting average of .270 with a .349 on base percentage. In his career, he had 373 total bases, 283 hits, 120 runs scored, 128 RBIs, 46 doubles, and 12 home runs. Corcoran played at first base for 183 games, outfield for 174 games, and designated hitter for 14 games.

Corcoran's best season was 1980 when he had a .288 batting average, .379 on base percentage and .405 slugging percentage.


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from The Baseball Cube
  • Baseball Almanac