November 10, 1881|
|Died: November 14, 1947
|June 27, 1906, for the Boston Americans|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 7, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||35|
John Bernard Hoey (November 10, 1881 – November 14, 1947) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1906 through 1908 for the Boston Americans/Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 185 lb., Hoey batted and threw left-handed. A native of Watertown, Massachusetts, he was signed by Boston out of the College of the Holy Cross.
In a three-season career, Hoey was a .232 hitter (116-for-500) with 39 runs and 35 RBI in 146 games, including 10 doubles, five triples and 13 stolen bases. He did not hit a home run. He also made 126 outfield appearances at left field (111), right (11) and center (4), committing 19 error in 218 chances for a collective .913 fielding percentage.
Hoey died in Waterbury, Connecticut at age 66.
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