Joseph I. Mulligan
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Baseball
1934
1976

Biography

Mulligan was an outstanding pitcher for three years with the Crusaders.  Pitching for HC teams which were consistently among the best in the East, he compiled a career record of 17-7 with 182 strikeouts in 169 2/3 innings. Mulligan was 5-2 as an 18 year old sophomore and then 7-4 as a junior, opening the season with a 6-0 victory at Brown, a masterpiece that included 16 strikeouts. A broken thumb held him back at the beginning of his senior year, but he came back to compile a 5-1 record. After graduation, Mulligan had an eight-year pro career.  His only season in the majors was in 1934 with the Red Sox, when he went 1-0 with 3.63 ERA in 44 innings.  He passed away in 1986.