Hugh Bradley (baseball)

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Hugh Bradley
Hugh Bradley.jpg
First baseman
Born: (1885-05-23)May 23, 1885
Grafton, Massachusetts
Died: January 26, 1949(1949-01-26) (aged 63)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1910, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 7, 1915, for the Newark Pepper
MLB statistics
Batting average .261
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 117
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Hugh Bradley, born on May 23, 1885 in Grafton, Massachusetts, played first base in Major League Baseball from 1910 to 1915. On April 26, 1912 he hit the first ever home run at Fenway Park.[1] As a backup first baseman for the 1912 World Series champion Boston Red Sox, Bradley got off to a hot start to the season and had a chance to supplant manager Jake Stahl as the regular at the position, but his hitting fell off dramatically as the season went on.[2] Bradley died on January 26, 1949 in Worcester, Massachusetts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official Major League Baseball Fact Book 2002. The Sporting News. 2002. p. 354. ISBN 0-89204-670-8. 
  2. ^ 1913 Reach Guide. 1913. p. 69. 

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