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Bobby Byrne Jr.
From BR Bullpen
Robert J. Byrne (Rocky)
- Bats Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 176 lb.
Byrne hit .265 with 7 triples between three stops in 1939, reaching B ball. He made 29 errors in 53 games at third base, fielding .815 at the hot corner, and also played some outfield. In 1940, he batted .332 between three clubs, all at the D level, and playing solely outfield. In 1941, he hit .230/?/.340 for the Ashland Colonels to end his career; he fielded .925 at second base that season.
- Library of Congress photo and brief description of his career
- SABR bio for his father, confirming his name
- Google Books search for his WW 2 career