August 6, 1888|
Maplewood, New Jersey
|Died: March 28, 1975
|August 8, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 23, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox|
|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.
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.
- Princeton University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues, Baseball Almanac. Accessed June 18, 2009.
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