Harry Bay

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Harry Bay
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Outfielder
Born: (1878-01-17)January 17, 1878
Pontiac, Illinois
Died: March 19, 1952(1952-03-19) (aged 74)
Peoria, Illinois[1]
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 23, 1901 for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
May 3, 1908 for the Cleveland Naps
Career statistics
Batting average .273
Home runs 5
Runs batted in 141
Stolen bases 169
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Harry Elbert "Deerfoot" Bay (January 17, 1878 – March 19, 1952)[1] was a professional baseball player who played outfield in the Major Leagues from 1901 to 1908. Bay played for the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Bronchos/Naps.

He attended Peoria High School, winning medals in the 1896 and 1897 Illinois High School Association state track and field meets. After retiring from baseball in 1908, he returned to Peoria, became a bandleader at the local Apollo Theater, and toured the vaudeville circuit with Guy Kibbee. He later worked for the Peoria fire department and the Illinois Secretary of State.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Harry Bay". Peoria, Illinois: Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. 2008-04-21. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 

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