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John Peter "Joe" Boley (July 19, 1896 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania - December 30, 1962 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania), was a former professional baseball player who played shortstop in the Major Leagues from 1927 to 1932. He would play for the Philadelphia Athletics and Cleveland Indians.

Born John Peter Bolinsky, Boley was a good fielder, steady hitter, and member of the Baltimore Orioles team that won seven consecutive International League championships (1919-25). Boley's reputed $100,000 price tag kept major league bidders at bay for years. Athletics owner Connie Mack bought him for $60,000 in 1927, when the Orioles team was being disbanded.

During his first season, the 28-year old rookie batted .311 for the A's. Boley joined Jimmie Foxx, Max Bishop, and Jimmy Dykes in Mack's "Million Dollar Infield," which sparked the A's to three pennants and two world championships (1929-31).

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