Cliff Carroll

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Cliff Carroll
Cliff Carroll.jpg
Born: (1859-10-18)October 18, 1859
Clay Grove, Iowa
Died: June 12, 1923(1923-06-12) (aged 63)
Portland, Oregon
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 3, 1882, for the Providence Grays
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1893, for the Boston Beaneaters
MLB statistics
Batting average .251
Home runs 31
Runs batted in 423
Career highlights and awards
  • Led the National League in at bats with 582 in 1890

Samuel Clifford Carroll (October 18, 1859 – June 12, 1923) was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. He played professionally for the Providence Grays, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, Washington Senators, Chicago Colts, St. Louis Browns, and Boston Beaneaters.[1]


Carroll was born in Clay Grove, Iowa. He played his first professional game on August 3, 1882, for the Providence Grays.[2] Carroll played professionally for eleven seasons from 1882 to 1893.

He stopped playing professionally in 1889 to be a farmer, but missed playing baseball and returned to major league baseball in 1890 with the Chicago Cubs.[3] That season he achieved career highs in three offensive and three defensive categories. Carroll stopped playing in the majors in 1893.

Carroll died at the age of 63 in Portland, Oregon, and is interred at Lincoln Memorial Park.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cliff Carroll Stats". BaseballAlmanac. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cliff Carroll". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cliff Carroll". Baseball Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Cliff Carroll's career statistics". Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 2009-05-23. 

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