Jimmy Knowles

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Jimmy Knowles
Jimmy Knowles 1889.jpg
Third baseman/First baseman
Born: (1856-09-05)September 5, 1856
Died: February 11, 1912(1912-02-11) (aged 55)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
May 2, 1884, for the Pittsburg Alleghenys
Last MLB appearance
October 12, 1892, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 132

James Knowles (September 5, 1856 – February 11, 1912), nicknamed "Darby",[1] was a Canadian Major League Baseball player who played mainly at the third base, but did play significant time at first base as well, for six different teams in his five season career from 1884 to 1892.[2] Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Knowles died at the age of 55 in Jersey City, New Jersey, and is interred at New York Bay Cemetery in Jersey City.[2]


  1. ^ "Jimmy Knowles' career statistics". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Jimmy Knowles' career statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 

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