Davy Force

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Davy Force
Davy Force.jpg
Infielder
Born: (1849-07-27)July 27, 1849
New York City
Died: June 21, 1918(1918-06-21) (aged 68)
Englewood, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 5, 1871, for the Washington Olympics
Last MLB appearance
August 20, 1886, for the Washington Nationals
MLB statistics
Batting average .249
Hits 1,060
Runs 653
Teams
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Washington Olympics (1867–1870)
  League Player
Washington Olympics (1871)
Troy Haymakers (1872)
Baltimore Canaries (18721873)
Chicago White Stockings (1874)
Philadelphia Athletics (18751876)
New York Mutuals (1876)
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1877)
Buffalo Bisons (18791885)
Washington Nationals (1886)

David W. "Davy" Force (July 27, 1849 – June 21, 1918) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball.

Biography[edit]

He was born on July 27, 1849 in New York City.

From 1871 through 1886, he played in the National Association with the Washington Olympics (1871), Troy Haymakers (1872), Baltimore Canaries (1872[end]-1873), Chicago White Stockings (1874) and Philadelphia Athletics (1875), and in the National League for the Philadelphia Athletics (1876), New York Mutuals (1876), St. Louis Brown Stockings (1877), Buffalo Bisons (1879–1885) and Washington Nationals (1886). Force batted and threw right-handed.

In a 15-season career, Force posted a .249 batting average with 653 runs and 373 RBI in 1029 games played.

Davy Force died on June 21, 1918 in Englewood, New Jersey, at the age of 68. He was buried there in Brookside Cemetery.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ David Force, Find a Grave. Accessed August 22, 2007.

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