Jimmy Stewart: Former Cubs Utility Player Dies at 73

December 3, 2012 by  

Former utilityman, Jimmy Stewart, who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1963 to 1967, died Nov. 24 at the age of 73.

According to, Stewart died at his home in Odessa, Fla.

Born James Franklin Stewart on June 11, 1939, the switch-hitter spent 10 seasons in Major League Baseball, including his first five in Chicago. He was mostly used as a backup, though early in his career he received considerable playing time as a starter.

He spent 324 games in a Cubs uniform, hitting .236 with 196 hits, 32 do...

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