Johnny Cooney

Johnny Cooney

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Walter Cooney (March 18, 1901 - July 8, 1986) was a pitcher, outfielder and first baseman, then a longtime coach, in American Major League Baseball. Listed at 5' 10" (178 cm) and 165 pounds (75 kg), Cooney batted right-handed but threw left-handed. He was born in Cranston, Rhode Island. In a 20-season career, Cooney played for the Boston Bees/Braves (Braves, 1921-30, 1940-42; Bees, 1938-40) and also with the Brooklyn Dodgers (1935-37, 1943-44) and New York Yankees (1944), while hitting a .286 batting average (965-for-3372) with 219 RBI and only two home runs. He made 159 appearances as a pitcher from 1921 through 1930, all with Boston, winning 34 and losing 44 for a .436 winning percentage with 224 strikeouts and a 3.72 ERA in 795.1 innings.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135919784
  • 9786135919783