Jim "Catfish" Hunter


Born: 4/8/1946 in Hertford, North Carolina, USA
Died: 9/9/1999
Age: 53
Cause of death: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Full name: James Augustus Hunter
Noted For: pitcher, member of the Kansas City A's (1965-67), Oakland A's (1968-74), and New York Yankees (1975-79). 8-time All-Star (1966-67, 70, 72-76); American League Cy Young award (1974). Elected to the MLB Hall of Fame (1987).