Dolly Stark

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Dolly Stark
Dolly Stark.jpg
Born: (1885-01-19)January 19, 1885
Ripley, Mississippi
Died: December 1, 1924(1924-12-01) (aged 39)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 12, 1909, for the Cleveland Naps
Last MLB appearance
May 24, 1912, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Batting average .238
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 30

Monroe Randolph Stark (January 19, 1885 – December 1, 1924) was a college baseball coach and professional baseball player who coached the Mississippi A&M Aggies, now known as the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a 22-4 record in 1909.[1] He then went on to play shortstop for the Cleveland Naps and Brooklyn Dodgers from 1909 to 1912.[2]

Stark was murdered by gunfire in Memphis, Tennessee[3] and is buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis.[4]

Baseball coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Mississippi A&M (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1909)
1909 22-4 10-2 1st NA
Mississippi A&M: 22-4 (.846) 10-2 (.833)
Total: 22-4 (.846)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


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