In 1998 graduated from Cretin-Derham High School in St. Paul, MN...attended the University of Minnesota, where as a junior in 2000 he was Big Ten Player of the Year (.372, 15hr, 63rbi)...that season led the conference in runs (65), home runs and RBI and was a third-team All-America selection by Baseball America...in his 3-year career for the Gophers hit .352 with 27hr and 136rbi...follow on Twitter at @JackHannahan9.
In his first season with the Reds made 83 apps and 25 starts (22gs at 3B, 1gs at 2B on 6/5 vs Col, 1gs at 1B on 6/14 vs Mil, 1gs at DH on 5/29 at Cle)...on 6/5 vs Col made his second career appearance and only career start at 2B...made his only other career appearance at 2B on 6/27/09 for Oak vs Col...tied Xavier Paul and Derrick Robinson for the club lead with 9 pinch hits...in the sixth inning of the 6-0 win on 9/11 vs Cubs hit a 3-run HR off Jeff Samardzija, his only homer of the season and the first pinch-hit HR of his career...was on the Wild Card playoff roster but did not appear in the 6-2 loss at Pit.
Made 105 apps for the Indians ...
played 3B (96g, 80gs), SS (7g) and 1B (2g, 1gs) ... hit
.302 with runners on base ... beginning 8/25 hit .352
in his last 22 apps of the season, including .400 in
his last 13g.
Turned in a fine season at the hot corner, leading American League third basemen in fielding percentage while hitting
.368 over the final six weeks of the season...Made the club out of spring training as a spring invitee and hit .273 (21-
77) in April with 4 2B, 4HR & 14 RBI in 22 games (.829OPS) ...Had a 9-game hitting streak from April 20-29...Hit a
combined .187 (31-166) in May/June/July in 60 games w/1HR & 9 RBI (.547OPS) before catching fire over the last 6
weeks of the season...From August 13 thru the end of the season he hit .368 (28-76) with 4 2B, 3HR & 17 RBI in 25 games (.991OPS) and
from August 23 thru the end of the season he hit .367 (22-60) with 3 2B, 3HR & 15 RBI in 19 games (.985OPS)...Missed
14 games from September 5-19 with a strained left calf suffered running the bases in Kansas City the day before...
Was on the Paternity List, August 5-8...Appeared in 104 games at third base (88GS) and recorded an American League best .983 (296TC, 5E) fielding
percentage... Ended the season w/a 37-game errorless streak and did not make an error in the second half (last error
7/9/2011)...Homered in back-to-back games for the first time in his career on August 30-31...Enjoyed the third and
fourth 2HR games of his career on April 26 vs. Kansas City and August 31 vs. Oakland (3-7, 2HR, 3RBI) which also
included the game-winning hit in the 16th inning...Hit .420 (21-50) in August with 3HR & 13RBI in 18 games...Overall in the second half he hit .322 (29-90) with 4 2B, 3HR & 17 RBI in 36 games (.871OPS)... His .322 average was
the 14th highest mark in the AL in the second half (min 100PA)...Hit .377 (23-61) with RISP and .333 (9-27) with RISP
and 2-outs...Hit .222 (51-230) in the first half (.659OPS)...OPS vs. LHP as .811 compared to .673 vs. RHP.
Hannahan split 2010 between Triple-A Tacoma (Seattle) and Triple-A Pawtucket (Boston) where he hit a combined
.237 (79-334) with 17 doubles, 9HR & 45 RBI in 96 games (.340OB/.374SLG/.714OPS)....Began the season on the
DL after injuring his groin in spring training and was designated for assignment and later outrighted to Tacoma at the
end of May...Was acquired by the Red Sox on July 22 and spent the rest of the minor league season with the PawSox.
Acquired from Oakland on July
11 in exchange for minor league
RHP Justin Souza...Split the season between
Oakland, Seattle and Sacramento
(A's AAA)...Hit 2 home runs on July 21 at
Detroit, becoming the first player
since Jose Vidro (4/15/07) to
record multi-homer game without
a previous Mariner HR...With Mariners hit .230 (34x148)
with 8 doubles, 3 home runs, 11 RBI in 51 games...Hit .306 (19x62) with 3 runs, 1 double, 2 home runs, 5 RBI, .394 OBP in 19 games July
21-Aug 16...In 21 games at AAA hit .222 (18x81) with 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 11 RBI...with
Oakland hit .193 (23x119) with 6 doubles, 2 triples, 1 home run and 8 RBI in 52 games.
Started a team leading 106 games at third base for the injured Eric Chavez and was one of the top fielding third
basemen in the American League...however, hit .218, which was the lowest batting average in the majors...he
became the sixth player in Oakland history to finish last in the AL in batting and four of those six had the lowest
average in the majors, most recently Nick Swisher in 2005 (.236)...had the fifth lowest batting average in Oakland
history and the lowest since Scott Brosius hit .203 in 1997...had the second lowest slugging percentage (.342) and
average with runners in scoring position (.155) in the AL and the sixth lowest on-base percentage (.305)...his mark
with RISP was the third lowest by an Athletic since 1974 (Brosius, .121 in 1997 and Weiss, .138 in 1992)...also
ranked sixth in the AL in pitches per plate appearance (4.19) and tied for eighth in strikeouts (131)...grounded
into just five double plays for an average of 87.2 at bats per GIDP, which was fifth lowest in the AL...committed
nine errors in 126 games at third base for a .9697 fielding percentage, which ranked second best among AL third
basemen to the Yankees Alex Rodriguez, who had a mark of .9701...also ranked fourth among AL third basemen
in double plays (24)...had nine home runs and 47 RBI in 143 games overall...batted .223 (73 for 328) with all nine
of his home runs and 39 of his 47 RBI against right-handed pitching, compared to .204 (22 for 108) against lefthanders...
his average against righties was the lowest mark in the majors...has hit 11 of his 12 career home runs off
righties...his .155 average with RISP dropped to .109 with RISP and two outs...now has a .195 (30 for 154) career
average with RISP...had a roller coaster season as he hit .182 in April, .253 in May, .189 in June, .305 in July, .138
in August and .200 in September...hit .192 on the road...batted .286 during the day and .188 at night...now has
a .281 (54 for 192) career average during the day and .204 (81 for 397) at night...had a .270 batting average with
five of his nine home runs against AL West teams and .194 against everyone else...in addition to his playing time
at third base, he also made 10 starts at first base and four at designated hitter...was also 2 for 9 (.222) with four
strikeouts as a pinch hitter...started games at every spot in the order except three, four and five and had his best
success with a .302 average in 34 games in the eight spot.
Was acquired from the Detroit Tigers organization in a minor league trade
in the middle of August a week and a half after Eric Chavez went on the
disabled list and started 40 of the A's final 43 games at third base...batted
.278 with three home runs and 24 RBI in 41 games with Oakland after
spending the first four and a half months of the season at Triple-A
Toledo...added 21 walks for a .369 on-base percentage and reached base
safely via hit or walk in 36 of his 41 games...was 14 for 35 (.400) against
left-handed pitching compared to a .239 (26 for 109) batting average against
right-handers...hit .208 with the bases empty and .347 with runners on
base...including .317 with runners in scoring position and .350 with RISP
and two outs...batted .309 with 10 of his 24 RBI in the seventh inning or
later...hit .323 against a pitcher the first time he saw him in a game, .242 the
second time and .067 after that...started games at four different spots in the
order, including 20 in the eight spot and 15 in the seven spot...was acquired
from the Detroit Tigers organization on August 14 for outfielder Jason Perry
in a minor league trade and reported directly to Oakland...went 0 for 9 with
Detroit in 2006 and was 0 for his first 4 with Oakland before doubling off
Mark Buehrle in the fifth inning on August 15 against Chicago for his first
Major League hit...collected his first career RBI with a fourth inning single
the next day against the White Sox...was 2 for 15 (.133) with one RBI over
his first five games before putting together a 12-game hitting streak from
August 19 to 31...hit .317 (13 for 41) with all three of his home runs and
nine RBI during the streak...hit the first home run of his big league career
on August 20 at Toronto, a three-run shot off Shaun Marcum in the third
inning...had his first game-ending hit on August 29 against Toronto with an
11th inning single in the A's 5-4 win...did it again three games later on September
2 against Detroit with a RBI single in the bottom of the 10th...had a career high three hits in that game against the Tigers, a total he matched on
September 16 against Texas...went 16 for 47 (.340) over a 12-game stretch
from September 7 to 19 to boost his average to .296...then went 6 for 29
(.207) over his final eight games to finish the year at .278.
Hit .295 with 13
home runs and 63 RBI in 101 games with Toledo...added 76 walks for a
.422 on-base percentage...led the International League in on-base percentage
and finished second in walks...reached base safely via hit or walk in 92
of his 101 games...including his time with Oakland, he reached base safely
in 128 out of 142 professional games...his home runs, RBI, walks and on-base
percentage were minor league career highs as was his .476 slugging
percentage...batted .307 (77 for 251) against right-handed pitching and .259
(22 for 85) against left-handers...hit in every spot in the order from third
through eighth, including 30 games in the five spot and 23 each hitting
fourth and seventh...batted .356 when hitting fifth and hit six of his 13
home runs from the seven spot...appeared in 37 games at second base, 35 at
designated hitter, 21 at third base and seven at first base...did not commit
an error in 71 chances at third base and made just three errors as a second
baseman for a .985 fielding percentage...hit .347 as a second baseman but
seven of his 13 home runs came as a designated hitter...hit .125 (4 for 32)
over his first 10 games before hitting safely in a season high eight consecutive
games from April 22 to May 2 (10 for 29, .345)...reached base safely
via hit or walk in 32 consecutive games from April 19 to May 25...finished
April with a .200 batting average but then hit .333 in May...had a season
high four RBI on May 7 at Rochester and then had his first of seven three-hit
games on May 9 against the Red Wings...was on the seven-day disabled
list from May 26 to June 3 with a strained right quadriceps...was batting
.268 with two home runs and 22 RBI over his first 47 games through June
10...then hit .481 (26 for 54) with six home runs, 22 RBI, 21 walks (.627
on-base percentage) and 18 runs scored over a 17-game stretch from June
11 to 28...capped that streak with a season high tying eight-game hitting
streak from June 21 to 28 (12 for 23, .522)...had his lone two-homer game
of the season on June 22 against Indianapolis...had a season high four walks
on June 26 against Ottawa...finished June with a .375 batting average, seven
home runs, 25 RBI, 26 walks (.528 on-base percentage) and 22 runs scored
in 26 games...was batting .322 on June 28 but then went 31 for 125 (.248)
over his final 36 games with the Mud Hens.
Selected by Detroit on May 23 and made his Major League debut on May 25 at
Kansas City...went 0-for-6 in stat at first base...went 0-for-9 with a walk and a strikeout in 3 games with the Tigers before he was optioned back to Toledo on May 31...led Toledo
with 61 walks...his batting average (.282) was 10th best in the Detroit farm system...
played for Cibao in the Dominican Winter League.
Spent most of the season at Toledo (AAA)...missed 6 weeks of the season on the
disabled list from June 27-Aug. 10 with a strained right hamstring...batted .450 with
four walks and two RBI in seven postseason games to help the Mud Hens to their first
International League title since 1967.
Spent the entire season at Erie (AA) for the second consecutive year and hit .273 with
8 home runs and 39 RBI in 108 games...named Eastern League Player of the Week for
May 10-16...on the disabled list from July 7 to 14 with back spasms...went 3-for-11 (.273)
with a double in three playoff games for Erie.
Batted .257 with 9 home runs and 45 RBI in 135 games at Erie...all of his defensive
appearances came at third base and he led Eastern League third basemen in games
(132), total chances (471), putouts (103), assists (334) and double plays (41)...posted a
17-game hitting streak Aug. 6-23, T5th-longest in the Eastern League.
Began the season at Lakeland (A) and hit .272 with 6 home runs and 42 RBI in 66
games before he was promoted to Erie (AA) on June 19...selected to the Florida State
League's Mid-Season All-Star team...named the FSL Player of the Week May 27-June 2
after batting .579 with 2 doubles, a home run and 9 RBI...played with Mesa of the Arizona
Made his professional debut at Oneonta (A) in the short-season New York-Penn
League...hit .291 with 8 RBI in 14 games...promoted to West Michigan (A) in the Midwest
League on July 16...batted .311 in 60 games overall...named the 10th-best prospect in
the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America.