Chick Autry (catcher)
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March 5, 1903|
|Died: January 26, 1950
|April 20, 1924, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 18, 1930, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Runs batted in||33|
Martin Gordon "Chick" Autry (March 5, 1903 – January 26, 1950) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1924 and 1930 for the New York Yankees (1924), Cleveland Indians (1926–28) and Chicago White Sox (1929–30). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 180 lb., Autry batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Martindale, Texas.
In a six-season career, Autry was a .245 hitter (68-for-277) with two home runs and 33 RBI in 120 games, including 21 runs, 17 doubles and three triples. In 96 catching appearances, he posted a .965 fielding percentage with just 12 errors in 268 chances.
Autry died in Savannah, Georgia at age 46.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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