Jack Hoey

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Jack Hoey
Born: (1881-11-10)November 10, 1881
Watertown, Massachusetts
Died: November 14, 1947(1947-11-14) (aged 66)
Waterbury, Connecticut
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 27, 1906, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .232
Hits 116
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.