Jim Andrews

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Jim Andrews
Born: June 15, 1865
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Died: December 27, 1907(1907-12-27) (aged 42)
Chicago, Illinois
MLB debut
April 19, 1890 for the Chicago Colts
Last MLB appearance
July 4, 1890 for the Chicago Colts
Career statistics
Batting average .188
Runs scored 32
Putouts 80

James Pratt Andrews (June 5, 1865 – December 27, 1907) was a Major League Baseball right fielder in 1890 for the Chicago Colts of the National League. He was a native of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.

In 1890, his only Major League season, Andrews was in the starting lineup for the first 2½ months (April 19 - July 4) of the 5½ month season. In 53 games he was just 38-for-202, a batting average of .188. He had 3 home runs, 17 RBI, and scored 32 runs. An average fielder for the era, he handled 90 out of 100 chances successfully for a fielding percentage of .900.

To give some perspective to his value to the team, the Colts were 29-28 during his time with them, and 54-25 after he was gone.

Andrews died at the age of 42 in Chicago, Illinois of pulmonary tuberculosis, and was laid to rest at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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