August 31, 1866|
|Died: February 15, 1925
|April 21, 1888, for the Chicago White Stockings|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 15, 1905, for the Boston Americans|
|Runs batted in||912|
|Career highlights and awards|
Charles Andrew "Duke" Farrell (August 31, 1866 – February 15, 1925) was a Major League Baseball catcher. Born in Oakdale, Massachusetts, he played for eight teams during his 18-year career. In 18 seasons he played in 1,563 Games, had 5,679 At Bats, 826 Runs, 1,564 Hits, 211 Doubles, 123 Triples, 51 Home Runs, 912 RBI, 150 Stolen Bases, 477 Walks, .275 Batting Average, .337 On-base percentage, .383 Slugging Percentage, 2,174 Total Bases and 48 Sacrifice Hits.
On May 11, 1897, he set a Major League Baseball record that has stood for more than 100 years by catching eight of nine opposing players who attempted to steal a base.
- List of Major League Baseball annual runs batted in leaders
- List of Major League Baseball career triples leaders
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- The Editors of Total Baseball (2000). Baseball:The Biographical Encyclopedia. Sports Illustrated. p. 343. ISBN 1-892129-34-5.
|American Association Home Run Champion
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