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James H. Foran

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Jim Foran played only in 1871 in the National Association, doing well with a .348 batting average. He appeared in what is called the first professional baseball game ever, batting third in the order. In 1869 he was with the amateur Philadelphia Athletics. In 1870 he had played with the Troy Haymakers.

One site says Foran was a household name in 1869. When Baseball Was a Passion.

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