Charlie Berry (second baseman)

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Charlie Berry
Second baseman
Born: (1860-09-06)September 6, 1860
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Died: January 22, 1940(1940-01-22) (aged 79)
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 30, 1884, for the Altoona Mountain City
Last MLB appearance
August 27, 1884, for the Pittsburgh Stogies
MLB statistics
Batting average .224
Home runs 1
Runs scored 21
Teams

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.[1]

Berry died in Phillipsburg, New Jersey at the age of 79,[1] and was buried at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Elizabeth, New Jersey.[2]

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.

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  1. ^ a b "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)
  2. ^ "Charlie Berry Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Accessed October 29, 2006.

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