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Thomas Michael McCarthy (born June 18, 1961) is a former middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1985 through 1989 for the Boston Red Sox (1985) and Chicago White Sox (1988–89). Listed at 6' 0", 180 lb., McCarthy batted and threw right-handed.

Tom McCarthy
Born: (1961-06-18) June 18, 1961 (age 58)
Landstuhl, West Germany
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 5, 1985, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 22, 1989, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record3–2
Earned run average3.61


In a three-season career, McCarthy posted a 3-2 record with a 3.61 ERA and one save in 40 appearances, including 20 games finished, 34 strikeouts, 26 walks, 88 hits allowed, and 84⅔ innings of work.

Following his majors career, McCarthy pitched for Triple-A Richmond Braves (1992), Charlotte Knights (1993) and Albuquerque Dukes. In 106 appearances, he went 13-14 with a 4.13 ERA and six saves.

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