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Jimmy Cooney (1890s shortstop)

Jimmy Cooney
Born: (1865-07-09)July 9, 1865
Cranston, Rhode Island
Died: July 1, 1903(1903-07-01) (aged 37)
Cranston, Rhode Island
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1890 for the Chicago Colts
Last MLB appearance
July 29, 1892 for the Washington Senators
Career statistics
Batting average .242
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 118

James Joseph Cooney (July 9, 1865 – July 1, 1903) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball who played from 1890 through 1892 for the Chicago Colts (1890–92) and Washington Senators (1892) of the National League. Listed at 5' 9", 155 lb. Cooney batted switch and threw right-handed. He was born in Cranston, Rhode Island.

In a three-season career, Cooney was a .242 hitter (315-for-1302) with four home runs and 118 RBI in 324 games, including 35 doubles, 14 triples, and 77 stolen bases.

Cooney's sons Jimmy and Johnny also played in the Major Leagues.

Cooney died in his hometown of Cranston, Rhode Island, at the age of 37.

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Retrosheet

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