Pete Donnelly (baseball)

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Coordinates: 40°44′44″N 74°03′44″W / 40.745441°N 74.062209°W / 40.745441; -74.062209

Pete Donnelly
Outfielder/Second baseman/Shortstop
Born: (1849-10-08)October 8, 1849
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: October 1, 1890(1890-10-01) (aged 40)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
May 13, 1871, for the Keokuk Westerns
Last MLB appearance
October 30, 1874, for the Philadelphia White Stockings
MLB statistics
Batting average .244
Runs 24
Runs batted in 20

Peter J. Donnelly (October 9, 1849 – October 1, 1890) was an American professional baseball player for three seasons in the National Assiciation in 1871, and 1873 to 1874. According to Retrosheet, Pete used the name John Donnelly when he played for Washington and Philadelphia[1]

Donnelly died at the age of 40, of phthisis pulmonalis (tuberculosis), in Jersey City, New Jersey, and is interred at St. Peter Cemetery.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Pete Donnelly's career statistics". Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 

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