Ed Connolly (catcher)

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Ed Connolly
Catcher
Born: (1908-07-17)July 17, 1908
Brooklyn, New York
Died: November 12, 1963(1963-11-12) (aged 55)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1929, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1932, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Fielding percentage .966
Putouts 366
Assists 86
Teams

Edward Joseph Connolly (July 17, 1908 – November 12, 1963) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox between 1929 and 1932. Connolly batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. His son, Ed Jr., also played briefly in the majors.

In a four-season career, Connolly was a .178 hitter (66-for-371) with 31 RBI without home runs in 149 games played.

Connolly died in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, at the age of 55.

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