Hugh Ambrose Jennings (Ee-Yah)
Positions: Shortstop and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: April 2, 1869 in Pittston, PA
School: Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield, PA)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Louisville Colonels in 1891. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 1, 1891 (Age 22.060, 1,597th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1891 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Orioles/Colonels/Superbas/Phillies/Tigers 1891-1918
Last Game: September 2, 1918 (Age 49.153) vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 1, 1928 in Scranton, PA
Buried: St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, PA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1945. No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
View Hughie Jennings Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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