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John Carney
First baseman
Born: November 10, 1866(1866-11-10)
Salem, Massachusetts
Died: October 19, 1925 (aged 58)
Litchfield, New Hampshire
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 24, 1889 for the Washington Nationals
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1891 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
Batting average     .273
Home runs     7
Runs batted in     129

John Joseph Carney (November 10, 1866 – October 19, 1925), also known as Handsome Jack, was a professional baseball player in the late 1800s. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts, United States in 1866, and made his debut with the Washington Nationals on April 24, 1889. His last game, with the Milwaukee Brewers, was on October 4, 1891, and he died in 1925 in Litchfield, New Hampshire. In his three-year career, he also played with the Buffalo Bisons, the Cincinnati Kelly's Killers, and the Cleveland Infants, and his positions were first base and outfield. Carney's best performance was with the Infants in 1890, with whom he had a batting average of .348.



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