Denny Lyons
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Denny Lyons
Denny Lyons
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Lyons in 1896
Third baseman
Born: (1866-03-12)March 12, 1866
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: January 2, 1929(1929-01-02) (aged 62)
West Covington, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1885, for the Providence Grays
Last MLB appearance
July 23, 1897, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average.310
Home runs62
Runs batted in756
Teams

Dennis Patrick Aloysius Lyons (March 12, 1866 – January 2, 1929) was an American Major League Baseball player. He played third base for the Providence Grays (1885), Philadelphia Athletics (1886-90), St. Louis Browns (1891), New York Giants (1892), Pittsburgh Pirates (1893-94 and 1896-97), and St. Louis Browns (1895).

Lyons was born in Cincinnati.[1] He reached base by a hit or a walk in 52 consecutive games in 1887.[1] Lyons led the American Association in on-base percentage (.461), slugging percentage (.531) and OPS (.992) in 1890.

In 1123 games over 13 seasons, Lyons posted a .310 batting average (1334-for-4300) with 933 runs, 244 doubles, 69 triples, 62 home runs, 756 RBI, 224 stolen bases, 623 bases on balls, .407 on-base percentage and .442 slugging percentage.

He died in West Covington, Kentucky, at the age of 62.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Pietrusza, David (2000). Baseball : the biographical encyclopedia. Kingston, New York [u.a.]: Total/Sports Illustrated. pp. 687-688. ISBN 1-892129-34-5.

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