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Buzz Boyle

Buzz Boyle
Born: (1908-02-09)February 9, 1908
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: November 12, 1978(1978-11-12) (aged 70)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 11, 1929 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1935 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Career statistics
Batting average .290
Home runs 12
Runs batted in 125

Ralph Francis Boyle (February 9, 1908 – November 12, 1978), was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1929 through 1935 for the Boston Braves (1929–30) and Brooklyn Dodgers (1933–35). Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 170 lb., Boyle batted and threw left-handed. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he attended Xavier University.

Boyle also managed for the Muskegon Lassies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during the 1944 season. Noted sports columnist Steve Rushin is his great-nephew.

Boyle died at his homeland of Cincinnati at the age of 70.

External links

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

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