Ernie Courtney

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Ernie Courtney
Ernie Courtney Phillies.jpeg
Born: (1875-01-20)January 20, 1875
Des Moines, Iowa
Died: February 29, 1920(1920-02-29) (aged 45)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1902, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1908, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 5
Hits 471

Edward Ernest (Ernie) Courtney (January 20, 1875 – February 29, 1920) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Beaneaters (1902), Baltimore Orioles (1902), New York Highlanders (1903), Detroit Tigers (1903) and Philadelphia Phillies (1905-1908). Courtney batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.


The grave site of Courtney in Buffalo Cemetery in Cheektowaga, New York

In a six-season career, Courtney posted a .245 batting average with five home runs and 200 RBI in 558 games played. He led the National League in games played in 1905.

External links

  • Baseball Almanac
  • Baseball Library
  • Baseball Reference

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