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Hugh Duffy of the Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park in 1921.
Hugh Duffy of the Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park in 1921.

Hugh Duffy (November 26, 1866 - October 19, 1954) was a 19th century Major League Baseball player. Hugh Duffy of the Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park in 1921. ... Hugh Duffy of the Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park in 1921. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Jump to: navigation, search October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ...


Duffy entered the National League with the Chicago White Stockings in 1888 and shortly thereafter earned the reputation of an outstanding outfielder and powerful hitter. He switched leagues, joining the American Association's Boston Reds in 1891; he then returned to the NL with the Boston Beaneaters in 1892, where he enjoyed his best seasons. Playing in Boston from 1891 until 1900, Duffy knocked in 100 runs or more 8 times. In 1894 Duffy had one of the greatest seasons in baseball history, leading the league with 18 home runs, with 145 RBI and a .440 batting average (see Triple crown). Duffy's .440 average is the Major League single season batting average record. He worked throughout his career with some of the all-time better outfielders including Tommy McCarthy as half of the "Heavenly Twins", Chick Stahl as well as hall-of-famer Billy Hamilton. This article refers to the American baseball league. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Chicago Cubs are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... See also: 1887 in sports, other events of 1888, 1889 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Cambridge Football (soccer) The Football League founded - Preston North End champions FA Cup - West Bromwich Albion beat Preston North End 2-0 April 7... The American Association (AA) was a professional baseball league from 1882 to 1891. ... The Boston Reds were a 19th century baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts that played in the Players League in 1890 and in the American Association in 1891. ... See also: 1890 in sports, 1892 in sports and the list of years in sports. Basketball James Naismith invents basketball Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford Cricket County Cricket Championship - Surrey Tennis First French Open held Births Casey Stengel, U.S. baseball manager Deaths Categories: 1891 ... The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... See also: 1891 in sports, 1893 in sports and the list of years in sports. Athletics C. B. Fry equals the world record for the long jump of 23 ft. ... See also: 1899 in sports, 1901 in sports and the list of years in sports. General sporting events 1900 Summer Olympics takes place in Paris, France The Olympic status of the games was very underplayed - many competitors did not realise that they had participated in the modern Olympics. ... See also: 1893 in sports, 1895 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing First contest organised in Paris. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... In baseball, the Triple Crown refers to: A batter who (at seasons end) leads the league in three major categories -- home runs, runs batted in, and batting average. ... Tommy McCarthy on an 1887-90 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge (N172)). Thomas Francis Michael McCarthy (July 24, 1863 - August 5, 1922) was a 19th century Major League Baseball player. ... Billy Hamilton on a 1887_1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge (N172)). William Robert Hamilton (February 16, 1866 _ December 16, 1940) was a 19th century Major League Baseball player. ...


Duffy finished his career in 1906 with 106 home runs which was, at the time, one of the highest career totals ever. See also: 1905 in sports, 1907 in sports and the list of years in sports. Baseball The Chicago White Sox defeat the Chicago Cubs, four games to two, in the World Series Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League Carlton wins the 10th VFL Premiership (Carlton 15. ...


Duffy was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... See previous election: 1944 and next election: 1946 The 1945 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame included the first regular election to be conducted in three years, and only the second since 1939; in that year, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) had moved to...


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