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Billy O'Brien

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Batted Right  Threw ??
Home runs  32
Batting average  .256
Runs batted in  206
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Died  26 May 1911, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

William Smith O'Brien (March 14, 1860 – May 26, 1911) was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He was a native of Albany, New York.

O'Brien played for the St. Paul Saints and Kansas City Cowboys, both of the Union Association, in 1884. He also played for the National League Washington Senators (1887–1889) and the Brooklyn Gladiators (American Association) (1890). His best season was 1887 when he led the National League in home runs with 19. (Hall of Fame first baseman Roger Connor finished second with 17.) He also led his own team that year in runs batted in with 73.

O'Brien's career totals include 356 games played, 364 hits, 32 home runs, 206 RBI, and a lifetime batting average of .256. He even had a 1–0 record as a pitcher, appearing twice in relief for the Saints during his rookie season.

He died in 1911 in Kansas City, Missouri.


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