Jim Holdsworth

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Jim Holdsworth
Born: (1850-07-14)July 14, 1850
New York, New York
Died: March 22, 1918(1918-03-22) (aged 67)
New York, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 14, 1872, for the Cleveland Forest Citys
Last MLB appearance
June 9, 1884, for the Indianapolis Hoosiers
MLB statistics
Games played 319
Runs scored 221
Hits 432
Batting average .291
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Union of Morrisania (1870)
  League Player
Cleveland Forest Citys (1872)
Brooklyn Eckfords (1872)
New York Mutuals (1873)
Philadelphia White Stockings (1874)
New York Mutuals (18751876)
Hartford Dark Blues (1877)
Troy Trojans (1882)
Indianapolis Hoosiers (1884)

James "Jim" Holdsworth (July 14, 1850 – March 22, 1918), nicknamed "Long Jim", was a professional baseball player who played shortstop in Major League Baseball for seven different teams during his nine-season career from 1872 to 1884.[1][2] Holdsworth died in his hometown of New York City, and is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery.[2]


  1. ^ "Jim Holdsworth". baseball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Jim Holdsworth". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 17 December 2009. 

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