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|Credit||Photograph is from the collections of the Boston Public Library and has been reproduced on the baseball-fever site at: http://www.baseball-fever.com/showthread.php?41332-19th-Century-Historic-Photographic-Archive/page3|
|Desc||Photograph of the Boston Beaneaters infield, 1900. Top: Fred Tenney (1B), Right: Herman Long (SS), Bottom: Jimmy Collins (3B) and Left: Bobby Lowe (2B).|
American baseball player, coach, manager
Fred Tenney is ...
|Born||26 November 1871 in Georgetown|
|Died||3 July 1952 in Boston|
|Age||80 years, 8 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||United States of America|
About Fred Tenney
Fred Tenney: The Baseball Legend Who Shaped the Game
Fred Tenney was born on November 26, 1871, in Georgetown, Massachusetts. He was a baseball player, coach, and manager who left an indelible mark on the sport. Tenney played for the Boston Beaneaters, the New York Giants, and the Pittsburgh Pirates during his career, which spanned from 1894 to 1911.
Tenney was known for his exceptional fielding skills and his ability to hit for average. He was a five-time National League batting champion and led the league in hits twice. Tenney was also a skilled first baseman, winning four Gold Glove awards during his career.
After retiring as a player, Tenney became a coach and manager. He managed the Boston Doves from 1906 to 1907 and the New York Giants from 1921 to 1923. Tenney was known for his innovative coaching techniques and his ability to motivate his players.
Tenney's impact on the game of baseball extended beyond his playing and coaching career. He was instrumental in the development of the modern baseball glove, working with Rawlings to create a more durable and comfortable glove for players.
Tenney was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946, recognizing his contributions to the sport both on and off the field. He passed away on July 3, 1952, leaving behind a legacy that continues to shape the game of baseball today.
- "Fred Tenney." Baseball-Reference.com. https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/t/tennefr01.shtml
- "Fred Tenney." National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/tenney-fred
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