Charlie Berry (second baseman)
September 6, 1860|
Elizabeth, New Jersey
|Died: January 22, 1940
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
|April 30, 1884, for the Altoona Mountain City|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 27, 1884, for the Pittsburgh Stogies|
Charles Joseph Berry (September 6, 1860 – January 22, 1940) was an American second baseman in Major League Baseball whose career consisted of one season in the Union Association. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
In his one season, Berry batted .224 (38-for-170) with one home run and 21 runs in 43 games played. After the conclusion of his professional sports career, he worked for the Ingersoll Rand Company.
His son, Charlie Jr., was more successful in professional sports. He played both baseball and football on a major league level and later became an American League umpire and a head linesman for the NFL.
- "The Obit for Charles J. Berry" Archived November 13, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.. TheDeadBallEra.com. Accessed October 29, 2006. (Note that age of death is incorrect according to birth/death information at Baseball-Reference)
- "Charlie Berry Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Accessed October 29, 2006.