Tag: Dummy Hoy

Jun 11

Hoy Returns

In 1892 Dummy Hoy, now 30 years old, and a four year veteran returns to the District. The landscape has greatly changed since he left in to play for the 1890 Brotherhood team in Buffalo. The rival American Association is dead and, the League, the National League, to non-baseball fans, rules the baseball world. Washington …

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May 25

The Dummy Hoy Story

The Player Hoy was born in Houcktown, Ohio in 1862. He played his first professional season with Oshkosh in 1886 in the Northwestern League. He returned with Oshkosh and in 1887 batted a sparkling .367 in 115 games. A left handed batter who threw with his right hand, Hoy was listed at 5-06 and 160 …

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