Roy Carlyle

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Roy Carlyle
Roy Carlyle with Boston Red Sox.jpg
Born: (1900-12-10)December 10, 1900
Buford, Georgia
Died: November 22, 1956(1956-11-22) (aged 55)
Norcross, Georgia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1925, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 13, 1926, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Batting average .312
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 76

Roy Edward Carlyle (December 10, 1900 – November 22, 1956) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played between 1925 and 1926 for the Washington Senators (1925), Boston Red Sox (1925–26) and New York Yankees (1926). Carlyle batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Buford, Georgia.

In a two-season career, Carlyle was a .318 hitter (157-for-494) with nine home runs and 76 RBI in 174 games, including 61 runs, 31 doubles, six triples, and one stolen base. He hit for the cycle on July 21, 1925, while with the Red Sox.[1]

Roy's younger brother, Cleo Carlyle, was also an outfielder. He played for the Red Sox in 1927, the year after Roy left the team.

Carlyle died in Norcross, Georgia, at the age of 55.

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  1. ^ Smith, Christopher (June 17, 2015). "List of the 20 Boston Red Sox players who have hit for the cycle starting with Brock Holt". Retrieved October 19, 2017. 

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Preceded by
Max Carey
Hitting for the cycle
July 21, 1925
Succeeded by
Bob Fothergill