Ernie Courtney
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Ernie Courtney
Ernie Courtney
Ernie Courtney Phillies.jpeg
Infielder/Outfielder
Born: (1875-01-20)January 20, 1875
Des Moines, Iowa
Died: February 29, 1920(1920-02-29) (aged 45)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1902, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1908, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average.245
Home runs5
Hits471
Runs batted in200
Teams

Edward Ernest (Ernie) Courtney (January 20, 1875 - February 29, 1920) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Beaneaters (1902), Baltimore Orioles (1902), New York Highlanders (1903), Detroit Tigers (1903) and Philadelphia Phillies (1905-1908). Courtney batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.

Career

The grave site of Courtney in Buffalo Cemetery in Cheektowaga, New York

In a six-season career, Courtney posted a .245 batting average with five home runs and 200 RBI in 558 games played. He led the National League in games played in 1905.

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