John Thornton (baseball)

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John Thornton
John Thornton.jpg
Born: (1869-05-22)May 22, 1869
Washington, D.C.
Died: April 26, 1935(1935-04-26) (aged 65)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 14, 1889 for the Washington Nationals
Last MLB appearance
September 15, 1892 for the St. Louis Browns
Career statistics
Win–loss record 15–19
Earned run average 4.10
Strikeouts 57

John James Thornton (May 22, 1869 – April 26, 1935) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals (1889) and Philadelphia Phillies (1891–1892). He also played outfield for the St. Louis Browns (1892). He continued to play in the minor leagues through 1899. He managed in the minors in 1906.

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