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Phil Tomney

Phil Tomney
Born: (1863-06-17)June 17, 1863
Reading, Pennsylvania
Died: March 18, 1892(1892-03-18) (aged 28)
Reading, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 7, 1888 for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
October 14, 1890 for the Louisville Colonels
Career statistics
Batting average .232
Home runs 5
RBIs 100

Career highlights and awards

Philip H. Tomney (July 17, 1863 – March 18, 1892), nicknamed "Buster", was an American professional baseball player for a period of nine seasons, three of which were at the major league level with the Louisville Colonels of the National League from 1888 to 1890.[1] Tomney died in his hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania in 1892 at the age of 28 due to a lung infection brought on by Pulmonary Phithisis (tuberculosis), and is interred at Aulenbach's Cemetery in Mount Penn, Pennsylvania.[1][2]


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Biography portal
  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • Find a Grave

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