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Tim Keefe
Timothy John Tim Keefe, Pitcher, New York, from the Old Judge series (N172) for Old Judge Cigarettes MET DP825933.jpg
Keefe in 1887
Pitcher
Born:(1857-01-01)January 1, 1857
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 23, 1933(1933-04-23) (aged 76)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 6, 1880, for the Troy Trojans
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 1893, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Preceded by National League Pitching Triple Crown
1888
Succeeded by