Duke Farrell

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Duke Farrell
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Born: (1866-08-31)August 31, 1866
Oakdale, Massachusetts
Died: February 15, 1925(1925-02-15) (aged 58)
Boston, Massachusetts
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 21, 1888, for the Chicago White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
June 15, 1905, for the Boston Americans
MLB statistics
Batting average .275
Runs batted in 912
Runs scored 826
Career highlights and awards

Charles Andrew "Duke" Farrell (August 31, 1866 – February 15, 1925) was a Major League Baseball catcher. Born in Oakdale, Massachusetts, he played for eight teams during his 18-year career. In 18 seasons he played in 1,563 Games, had 5,679 At Bats, 826 Runs, 1,564 Hits, 211 Doubles, 123 Triples, 51 Home Runs, 912 RBI, 150 Stolen Bases, 477 Walks, .275 Batting Average, .337 On-base percentage, .383 Slugging Percentage, 2,174 Total Bases and 48 Sacrifice Hits.

On May 11, 1897, he set a Major League Baseball record that has stood for more than 100 years by catching eight of nine opposing players who attempted to steal a base.

He died in Boston, Massachusetts, and was buried at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Marlborough, Massachusetts, aged 58.

See also


Preceded by
Count Campau
American Association Home Run Champion
Succeeded by
Last Champion