Phil Tomney

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Philip Howard Tomney

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Phil "Buster" Tomney played shortstop for three years with the Louisville Colonels. He was a regular in 1889-90.

Tomney's team went 27-111 in 1889. More than half of the starting position players turned over, but Tomney was one who stayed when the 1890 team went 88-44 to win the pennant.

In 1891 he played for Lincoln.

He died young in March 1892 from a lung infection.

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