Hy Gunning

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Hy Dunning
First baseman
Born: (1888-08-06)August 6, 1888
Maplewood, New Jersey
Died: March 28, 1975(1975-03-28) (aged 86)
Togus, Maine
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 8, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .111
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Hyland Gunning (August 6, 1888 – March 28, 1975) was a first baseman in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1911 season. Gunning batted left-handed and threw right-handed. A native of Maplewood, New Jersey, he was signed by Boston out of the Princeton University.[1]

In a four-game career, Gunning was a .111 hitter with two runs batted in. He did no hit a home run. At first base, he collected 25 put-outs without assists or errors for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

Gunning died in Togus, Maine at age 86.