Ed Hughes (baseball)

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Ed Hughes
Pitcher
Born: (1880-10-05)October 5, 1880
Chicago
Died: October 14, 1927(1927-10-14) (aged 47)
McHenry, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 29, 1902, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 31, 1906, for the Boston Americans
MLB statistics
Win/Loss Record 3-2
ERA 4.78
Strikeouts 12
Teams
  • Chicago White Sox (1902)
  • Boston Americans (1905–1906)

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.

Fact[edit]

  • 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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