John Cassidy (baseball)

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John Cassidy
Born: 1855 (1855)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 3, 1891(1891-07-03) (aged 35–36)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 24, 1875, for the Brooklyn Atlantics
Last MLB appearance
August 12, 1885, for the Brooklyn Grays
MLB statistics
Batting average .246
Home runs 33
Runs batted in 191

John P. Cassidy (1855 – July 3, 1891) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball from 1875 to 1885. He was a pitcher in his first season, 1875, with the Brooklyn Atlantics but went 1–20 that season and was moved to the outfield the following year.[1]

Cassidy died at the age of 36 in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York of dropsy,[2] and is interred at Flatbush Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ a b "John Cassidy's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-09-08. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". Retrieved 2008-09-08. 

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