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Austin McHenry

Austin McHenry
Outfielder
Born: (1895-09-22)September 22, 1895
Wrightsville, Ohio
Died: November 27, 1922(1922-11-27) (aged 27)
Adams County, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 22, 1918 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
July 31, 1922 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average .302
Home runs 34
Runs batted in 286
Teams

Austin Bush McHenry (September 22, 1894 in Wrightsville, Ohio – November 27, 1922 in Blue Creek, Ohio), was a professional baseball player who played outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1918-1922 for the St. Louis Cardinals. He died of a brain tumor. McHenry was one of the best players in the National League in 1921. He hit benchmarks of over 200 hits and tallied more than 100 RBI that season. Only Hall of Fame players Rogers Hornsby and Frankie Frisch were able to do the same. McHenry (.350) finished second in the league in batting average behind Hornsby's .397 mark.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)


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