From BR Bullpen
Joseph Nicholas Flynn
- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
 Biographical Information
Father of John Flynn, Joe Flynn was an above-average player in the one year of the Union Association, where he played for two teams. A quarter of a century later, his son would play three years in the National League.
Retrosheet shows Joe Flynn, born December 29, 1861, as having been born in Providence, Rhode Island. Baseball-reference.com does not indicate where he was born, but has the same birth date.