Fred Tenney

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Birthday
26, 1871
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 3, 1952 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1871
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 3, 1952 (80)

About

Defensively gifted first baseman who hit .294 and played in nearly 2,000 games during his career.

Before Fame

He originally starred as a catcher for the Ivy League school Brown University.

Trivia

He once tried to sign a black player in 1905 when he was the manager of the Boston Beaneaters.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Barbra and Ruth, with his wife Bessie.

Associated With

He played for the Boston Beaneaters, which later became the Braves, the team that Hall of Fame slugger Hank Aaron played with for many years.