Ed Hughes (baseball)
October 5, 1880|
|Died: October 14, 1927
|August 29, 1902, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 31, 1906, for the Boston Americans|
Edward J. Hughes (October 5, 1880 – October 14, 1927) was an American Major League Baseball player for the Chicago White Sox (1902) and Boston Red Sox (1905–06). Hughes batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Chicago.
Hughes started his majors career as a catcher with the Chicago National League team. Converted to a pitcher, he jumped to the American League with Boston. He was the first player to ever be on both Sox teams.
As a pitcher, Hughes posted a 3–2 record with 12 strikeouts and a 4.78 ERA in 43 and a third innings pitched, including two complete games. He was a .190 hitter (4-for-21) with two runs and two RBI in nine games played.
Hughes died in McHenry, Illinois at age 47.
- His older brother, Long Tom Hughes, also pitched for Chicago (NL) and Boston (AL). They were the first set of brothers to play for the Red Sox.
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