Dave Jolly Essentials

Positions: Pitcher 
Bats: R Throws: R
Height: 72 Weight: 160
Born: Tuesday, October 14, 1924 in Stony Point, NC USA
Died: 5 27 1963 in Durham, NC USA
Debut: 5/9/1953
Last Game: 9/14/1957
Full Name: David Jolly

 

October 14, 1924- Dave Jolly is born in Stony Point, N. C. Dave played in the Browns, Reds, and Yankees organizations before being drafted by the Boston Braves in the 1952 Rule V draft. He played for the Braves from 1953 until October 15, 1957 when the Giants purchased his contract.
1954 was his best season when he posted an 11-6 record with 10 saves and a 2.43 ERA appearing in 47 games.
After going to the Giants, he never again pitched in the majors. He passed away from complications from a brain tumor on May 27, 1963.