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Henry Austin
Outfielder
Born: October 1844
Brooklyn, New York
Died: November 2, 1904 (aged 60)
Amityville, New York
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown 
MLB debut
April 28, 1873 for the Elizabeth Resolutes
Last MLB appearance
August 7, 1873 for the Elizabeth Resolutes
Career statistics
Batting average     .248
Home runs     0
RBIs     11
Teams

Henry C. Austin (October 1844 - November 2, 1904) was a Major League Baseball outfielder in 1873 for the Elizabeth Resolutes of the National Association. He was a native of Bronx, New York.

In his only major league season, Austin played in all 23 games for the 2-21 Resolutes. He led the team with 101 at bats and tied for the team lead with 11 RBI. He had 25 hitss, a batting average of .248, and scored 10 runs.

Playing center field and right field, he made 15 errors in 54 total chances for a fielding percentage of .722, well below the league average of .805 for outfielders.

He served as Police Commissioner of Elizabeth, New Jersey, after his playing years.

Austin died at the age of 60 in Amityville, New York.

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