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20. Fred Tenney

20. Fred Tenney
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: July 9, 1859 in Marlborough, NH USA
  • Weight: 0 lbs.
  • Height: 0'0"
  • Bats:
  • Throws:
  • Debut: June 17, 1884
  • Final Game: August 28, 1884
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Playing for the Boston Beaneaters for 15 seasons (1894 to 1907) Fred Tenney was somewhat of a trail blazer as he joined professional baseball after playing college ball (in his case, Brown).  Tenney began as a Catcher but transitioned to First Base where he would be known as one of the better defensive First Basemen in his era.  Tenney was also a good hitter for Boston as he was six shy of 2,000 Hits with a .300 Batting Average and three top ten finishes in that metric.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Catcher, First Base
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 6/15/94.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the New York Giants with Al Bridwell and Tom Needham for Frank Bowerman, George Browne, Bill Dahlen, Cecil Ferguson and Dan McGann 12/13/07.

    Acquired (2):

    Signed as a Free Agent 12/19/10.

    Departed (2):

    Released 3/20/12.
  • Games Played: 1737
  • Notable Statistics: 1,134 Runs Scored
    1,994 Hits
    242 Doubles
    74 Triples
    17 Home Runs
    609 RBI
    260 Stolen Bases
    .300/.376/.367 Slash Line
    39.8 bWAR

    No Payoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Most At Bats (1897)
    Most Plate Appearances (1897)
    Most Sacrifice Flies (1902)
    Most Outs Made (1897)
    Most Putouts (1905, 1907 & 1908)
    Most Putouts by a First Baseman (1905 & 1907)
    Most Assists by a First Baseman (1899, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906 & 1907)
    Highest Fielding Percentage (1902)