Harry Stovey

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Birthday
20, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 20, 1937 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 20, 1937 (80)

About

19th century MLB outfielder and first baseman known as the first player to reach 100 home runs.

Before Fame

He began his career in 1880 with the Worcester Ruby Legs.

Trivia

He won home run titles in 1880, 1883, 1885, and 1889.

Family Life

His mother didn't want him playing baseball so he changed his name from Harry Stowe to Harry Stovey when he began his baseball career.

Associated With

He played in the same era as Hall of Famer Cap Anson.