|Outfielder / Infielder|
December 8, 1879|
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
|Died: October 24, 1948
|April 26, 1902, for the Cleveland Bronchos|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 12, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||73|
John Thoney or John Thoeny [Bullet Jack] (December 8, 1879 – October 24, 1948) was a reserve outfielder / infielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1902 through 1911 for the Cleveland Bronchos (1902–1903), Baltimore Orioles (1902), Washington Senators (1904), New York Highlanders (1904), and Boston Red Sox (1908–1911). Listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 175 lb., Thoney batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
In a six-season career, Thoney was a .237 hitter (216-for-912) with three home runs and 73 RBI in 264 games, including 112 runs, 23 doubles, 12 triples and 42 stolen bases. He made 225 appearances at left field (97), center field (52), third base (31), right field (15), second base (19), and shortstop (11).
-  "Thoney had been born as John Thoeny, to Elias and Regina Thoeny of Highland, Campbell County, Kentucky, on December 8, 1879."
-  "Elias Thoeny was a painter, a German immigrant as was his wife. National boundaries have, of course, changed over time. The Thoenys appear to have come from the southern part of current Germany..."
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