Jack Carney (baseball)

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John Carney
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First baseman
Born: (1866-11-10)November 10, 1866
Salem, Massachusetts
Died: October 19, 1925(1925-10-19) (aged 58)
Litchfield, New Hampshire
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1889, for the Washington Nationals
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1891, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average.273
Home runs7
Runs batted in129

John Joseph Carney (November 10, 1866 – October 19, 1925), also known as Handsome Jack, was a professional baseball player in the late 19th century. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts, United States in 1866, and made his debut with the Washington Nationals on April 24, 1889. His last game, with the Milwaukee Brewers, was on October 4, 1891, and he died in 1925 in Litchfield, New Hampshire. In his three-year career, he also played with the Buffalo Bisons, the Cincinnati Kelly's Killers, and the Cleveland Infants, and his positions were first base and outfield. Carney's best performance was with the Infants in 1890, with whom he had a batting average of .348.

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