Byrd Lynn

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Byrd Lynn
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Born: (1889-03-13)March 13, 1889
Unionville, Illinois
Died: February 5, 1940(1940-02-05) (aged 50)
Napa, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1916, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1920, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .237
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 15
Career highlights and awards

Byrd "Birdie" Lynn (March 13, 1889 – February 5, 1940) was a Major League Baseball catcher from 1916-1920. During that time, he played for the Chicago White Sox and was the back-up to Hall of Fame catcher Ray Schalk.

In 116 games, Lynn had 211 career at-bats, with 50 hits, for a .237 batting average. He won American League pennants with the White Sox in 1917 and 1919. Lynn had just one at-bat in each of those year's World Series and did not get a hit.

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