James Robert Shawkey (December 4, 1890 - December 31, 1980) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees from 1913 to 1927. He won 20 or more games four times for the Yankees. Shawkey also served as Yankees manager after the untimely death of Miller Huggins. He served in this capacity for just one season, 1930, when he guided the Yankees to a disappointing third place finish. December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... There have been three professional baseball teams based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania known as the Philadelphia Athletics: 1. ... The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Miller James Huggins (March 27, 1879 – September 25, 1929), nicknamed Mighty Mite, was a Major League Baseball player and manager. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...
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