Jacob Doyle

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Jacob Doyle
Jacob Doyle.jpg
Shortstop
Born: (1855-11-26)November 26, 1855
Leesburg, Virginia
Died: August 15, 1941(1941-08-15) (aged 85)
Lake Bluff, Illinois
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
April 20, 1872, for the Washington Nationals
Last MLB appearance
May 25, 1872, for the Washington Nationals
MLB statistics
Batting average .293
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 9
Teams

Jacob Dixon Doyle (November 26, 1855 – August 15, 1941) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the 1872 Washington Nationals of the National Association, the first professional league. He was born in Leesburg, Virginia. Batting side and throwing arm are unknown.

In a one-season career, Doyle was a .293 hitter (12-for-41) with six runs, one double, and nine RBIs in nine games. Doyle died in Lake Bluff, Illinois at the age of 85, and is interred at North Shore Garden of Memories in Chicago, Illinois.

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