Tom Wieghaus

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Tom Wieghaus
Catcher
Born: (1957-02-01) February 1, 1957 (age 63)
Chicago Heights, Illinois
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
October 4, 1981, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
May 2, 1984, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
Batting average .000
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1
Teams

Thomas Robert Wieghaus (born February 1, 1957) is an American former catcher who played for the Montreal Expos and Houston Astros of the Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 1980s.

Career

Wieghaus attended Rich East High School in Park Forest, Illinois. He was drafted in the 12th round of the 1978 Amateur Draft out of Illinois State University. He played his first season of ball for Jamestown, New York of the New York-Penn League. He also played A ball in West Palm Beach, Double A ball in Memphis, and Triple A ball in Denver.

He was hitless in his 13 big-league at-bats. He did, however, get an official RBI. Weighaus was the Astros' catcher for starting pitcher Nolan Ryan on April 15, 1984 at the Astrodome, and hit a sacrifice fly to center field in the second inning to score teammate Enos Cabell.


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