Howdy Caton

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Howdy Caton
Shortstop
Born: (1894-07-16)July 16, 1894
Zanesville, Ohio
Died: January 8, 1948(1948-01-08) (aged 53)
Zanesville, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 17, 1917, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 6, 1920, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .226
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 53
Teams

James Howard "Howdy" Caton (July 16, 1894 – January 8, 1948) was a professional baseball player. He was a shortstop over parts of four seasons (1917–20) with the Pittsburgh Pirates. For his career, he compiled a .226 batting average in 814 at-bats, with 53 runs batted in.

He was born and later died in Zanesville, Ohio at the age of 51.

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