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Chick Autry (catcher)

For the National League player of the same name, see Chick Autry (first baseman).
Chick Autry
Catcher
Born: (1903-03-05)March 5, 1903
Martindale, Texas
Died: January 26, 1950(1950-01-26) (aged 46)
Savannah, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1924 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 1930 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 33
Teams

Martin Gordon "Chick" Autry (March 5, 1903 – January 26, 1950) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1924 and 1930 for the New York Yankees (1924), Cleveland Indians (1926–28) and Chicago White Sox (1929–30). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 180 lb., Autry batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Martindale, Texas.

In a six-season career, Autry was a .245 hitter (68-for-277) with two home runs and 33 RBI in 120 games, including 21 runs, 17 doubles and three triples. In 96 catching appearances, he posted a .965 fielding percentage with just 12 errors in 268 chances.

Autry died in Savannah, Georgia at age 46.

Sources

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference


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