Joe Berry (second baseman)

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Joe Berry
1916 Penn Quakers backfield.jpg
Berry (right) with Bert Bell (left) and Ben Derr in 1916 as a member of the Penn Quakers.
Second baseman
Born: (1894-12-31)December 31, 1894
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: April 29, 1976(1976-04-29) (aged 81)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 18, 1921, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
May 16, 1922, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .333
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Joseph Howard Berry Jr. (December 31, 1894 – April 29, 1976, sometimes referred to as Howard Berry) was a professional baseball second baseman and pinch runner, and an All-American football halfback.

Berry was an All-American halfback for the University of Pennsylvania in 1916 and 1917. He later played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1921 and 1922, for the New York Giants. In 1921, he appeared in seven games as a second baseman. During 1922, he appeared in six games, exclusively as a pinch runner.

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Joe's father, Joseph Howard Berry, Sr., was also a major leaguer, playing for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1902.

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