Cinders O'Brien

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Cinders O'Brien
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Born: (1867-04-15)April 15, 1867
Troy, New York
Died: March 11, 1892(1892-03-11) (aged 24)
West Troy, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 23, 1888, for the Cleveland Blues
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1891, for the Boston Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 59–65
Earned run average 3.68
Strikeouts 398

John F. "Cinders" O'Brien AKA: Darby O'Brien (April 15, 1867 – March 11, 1892) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1888 to 1891. He played with the Cleveland Infants, Cleveland Spiders, and Boston Reds. He had a 3.68 ERA at the end of his career.[1]

O'Brien died in his hometown of Troy, New York at the age of 24 of pneumonia,[2] and is interred at St. Patrick Cemetery in Watervliet, New York.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cinders O'Brien's Stats". Retrieved 2008-01-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Dead Ball Era: Too Young To Die". Retrieved 2008-01-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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