John Frederick "Bucky" Mahnen
April 23, 1924
August 20, 1985
DiVilbiss High School - Toledo (High School)
1941-42 Loyola University - Louisiana (College)
1945-46 Toledo Jeeps (Independent)
1946-47 University of Toledo (College)
1946-47 Toledo Jeeps (Independent)
1947-48 New Orleans Hurricanes (PBLA)
Born to John and Angela Mahnen, Jack went to Loyola University before entering the U.S. Army for World War 2. After the war, the lefthander signed with the Yankees and pitched in their farm system in 1945. He returned home to Toledo and enrolled at UT as well as playing semi-pro basketball for the Jeeps. He played pro basketball for the Hurricanes of the PBLA. He later worked as a sales representative for HCM Graphic Arts Systems, retiring in 1983.
Jack was married to Mary and they had a son and two daughters.
Minor League Baseball Stats:
Toledo Blade, August 23, 1985