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Getting To Know: Jack Hannahan

Hannahan was placed on the A's 25-man roster Tues.

On Monday, the Oakland A's acquired third baseman Jack Hannahan from the Detroit Tigers. On Tuesday, the A's selected Hannahan from Triple-A Sacramento and sent down J.J. Furmaniak. With Eric Chavez on the DL, Hannahan figures to see some playing time in Oakland. Scout.com's Detroit Tigers' site, TigsTown.com, gives us some background on the newest Oakland Athletic.

Jack Hannahan Position: Third Baseman Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Born: 3/4/1980 Bats: Left Throws: Right Background Hannahan was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the third round of the 2001 amateur draft out of the University of Minnesota. One of the top collegiate infielders in the nation during his final year at Minnesota, Hannahan was immediately dubbed the third baseman of the future in...

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