Thursday, March 15, 2012

Kansas City Blues' Eddie Mulligan

Kansas City Blues: 1916-17

St. Louis (MO) native Edward Joseph Mulligan, a 22-season minor leaguer (1914-39), died 30 years ago today in San Rafael, California. At the age of 21, Mulligan debuted with the Kansas City Blues of the American Association as a shortstop, batting .238 in 55 games. He returned to the Blues the following season, appearing in 100 games and swatting .253. With his first taste of the major leagues in 1915, Mulligan became a Chicago Cub in 11 games, showing promise with 8 hits in 22 at-bats. Mulligan was born Aug. 27, 1894. He is buried at Colma, California at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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