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Timothy Michael Corcoran (born March 19, 1953), is an American former professional baseball utility player who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tigers (19771980), Minnesota Twins (1981), Philadelphia Phillies (19831985), and New York Mets (1986). Over the course of his 9-year big league career, Corcoran played at first base (183 games), outfield (174 games), and designated hitter (14 games).[1]

Tim Corcoran
Tim Corcoran 1986.jpg
Corcoran in 1986
First baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1953-03-19) March 19, 1953 (age 66)
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
MLB statistics
Batting average.270
Home runs12
Runs batted in128

Born in Glendale, California, Corcoran attended California State University, Los Angeles (the "Golden Eagles"). He was signed by the Detroit Tigers, in 1974, as an undrafted amateur free agent.

Corcoran’s career MLB statistical totals include 509 games played, a career batting average of .270, and a .349 on-base percentage. Additionally, he complied 373 total bases, 283 hits, 120 runs scored, 128 runs batted in (RBI), 46 doubles, and 12 home runs.

Corcoran's best season was 1980, when he posted a .288 batting average, .379 on-base percentage, and .405 slugging percentage.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Tim Corcoran Stats". Baseball Almanac. 2019. Retrieved June 5, 2019.

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