|Born:December 31, 1842|
|Died: June 6, 1915 72) (aged|
|September 2, 1871, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 2, 1871, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
Thomas Haney Berry (December 31,1842 –June 6,1915) was a professional baseball player who played for the Philadelphia Athletics in one game during the 1871 season. He had one hit in four at-bats in that game.
Berry was a soldier in the Union Army from 1862 to 1865 during the American Civil War.He served in Company B of Sixteenth Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers,Company A of the Thirty-Seventh Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers and Company A of the Nineteenth Regiment. He died in 1915 in his home town of Chester,Pennsylvania of tuberculosis.
Christopher Mathewson,nicknamed "Big Six","the Christian Gentleman","Matty",and "the Gentleman's Hurler",was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher,who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants. He stood 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall and weighed 195 pounds (88 kg). He was among the most dominant pitchers in baseball history,and ranks in the all-time top 10 in several key pitching categories,including wins,shutouts,and earned run average. In 1936,Mathewson was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its first five members.
Ebensburg is a borough and the county seat of Cambria County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is located 25 miles (40 km) west of Altoona and surrounded by Cambria Township. It is situated in the Allegheny Mountains at about 2,140 feet (650 m) above sea level. Ebensburg is located in a rich bituminous coal region. In the past,sawmills,tanneries,wool mills,and a foundry operated there. The number of residents in 1900 was 1,574,and in 1910,1,978. The population was 3,351 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Johnstown,Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Oscar McKinley Charleston was an American center fielder and manager in Negro league baseball. Over his 43-year baseball career,Charleston played or managed with more than a dozen teams,including the Homestead Grays and the Pittsburgh Crawfords,Negro league baseball's leading teams in the 1930s. He also played nine winter seasons in Cuba and in numerous exhibition games against white major leaguers. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976.
Douglas L. Allison was an American Major League Baseball player. He began his career as a catcher for the original Cincinnati Red Stockings,the first fully professional baseball team. Allison was one of the first catchers to stand directly behind the batter,as a means to prevent baserunners from stealing bases. He was considered a specialist,at a time when some of the better batsmen who manned the position normally rested,or substituted at other fielding positions. Allison became the earliest known player to use a type of baseball glove when he donned buckskin mittens to protect his hands in 1870.
John Kinley Tener was an Irish-born American politician and Major League Baseball player and executive. He served as the 25th governor of Pennsylvania from 1911 until 1915.
Bernhard "Barney" Dreyfuss was an executive in Major League Baseball who owned the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise from 1900 to his death. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.
During the American Civil War,the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania played a critical role in the Union,providing a substantial supply of military personnel,equipment,and leadership to the Federal government. The state raised over 360,000 soldiers for the Federal armies. It served as a significant source of artillery guns,small arms,ammunition,armor for the new revolutionary style of ironclad types of gunboats for the rapidly expanding United States Navy,and food supplies. The Phoenixville Iron Company by itself produced well over 1,000 cannons,and the Frankford Arsenal was a major supply depot.
John Peter Shindel Gobin was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War,as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 17th district from 1885 to 1898 and as the seventh lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania.
Green Berry Raum was a lawyer,author,and U.S. Representative from Illinois,as well as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served in the Western Theater,seeing action in several major battles while leading first an infantry regiment and then a brigade. He also presided over the Internal Revenue Service for seven years and was a prolific author of historical non-fiction books concerning politics and general Illinois history.
Tillinghast L'Hommedieu Huston was an American civil engineer and businessman. He co-owned the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball with Jacob Ruppert from 1915 to 1923,turning them from one of the worst franchises in baseball into a World Series contender.
Harry Elwood "Moose" McCormick was an American professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball between 1904 and 1913 for the New York Giants,Pittsburgh Pirates,and Philadelphia Phillies. McCormick also served in the United States Army during World War I and as a civilian director of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.
New Hampshire in the American Civil War was a small state remote from the battlefield that contributed soldiers,money,and supplies to the Union Army. It sent 31,657 enlisted men and 836 officers,of whom about 20% were killed in action or died from disease or accident.
The first National Football League (NFL) was the first attempt at forming a national professional American football league in 1902. This league has no ties with the modern National Football League. In fact the league was only composed of teams from Pennsylvania,which meant it was actually regional,despite having locations in the two largest cities in Pennsylvania. Two of the teams were based in Philadelphia,while the third was based in Pittsburgh. This NFL was a curious mixture of football players and baseball players who adapted to playing football. Future Baseball Hall of Famer Rube Waddell was with the Philadelphia Athletics,and pitcher Christy Mathewson a fullback for Pittsburgh. Two of the three teams were owned by the Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Athletics,with the third team suspected of being owned by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The league folded after the 1902 season.
Henry Berry was an English international rugby union player. He played club rugby for Gloucester and appeared in four games for England during the 1910 season. He died serving his country during the First World War.
David J. Berry was an American football manager during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the top promoter for the sport during that time period. He is credited with inventing the "all-star game concept" in 1898,and also helped to form one of the first organized football leagues in 1902.
Washington Fayette Fulmer was an American professional baseball player who played one game,in center field for the 1875 Brooklyn Atlantics of the National Association. He is an older brother to Chick Fulmer,who also played professional baseball. He was an American Civil War veteran who served two different regiments,and was later involved in two veteran organizations.
John Wainwright was a United States military officer during the American Civil War. A native of Syracuse,New York,he was awarded his nation's highest award for valor,the Medal of Honor,for his "gallant and meritorious conduct" while serving in the Union Army as a first lieutenant with the 97th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Second Battle of Fort Fisher,North Carolina on January 15,1865.
Howard Richard Kauffman was a professional baseball player whose career spanned 11 seasons,two of which were spent in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Browns (1914–15). Kauffman,a first baseman,compiled a career major league batting average of .259 with 10 runs scored,36 hits,nine doubles,two triples,and 16 runs batted in in 44 games played. His professional career began in 1911 with the minor league York White Roses. Kauffman's first major league season was 1914. He was again called-up in 1915. After that season,he played exclusively in the minor leagues. He has a career minor league batting average of .279 with 1,239 hits in 1,217 games played. In the minors,he played with the York White Roses (1911–12),Elmira Colonels (1913–14),Atlanta Crackers,and Nashville Volunteers (1916–19). Before turning professional,Kauffman,an East Lewisburg,Pennsylvania,native,attended Bucknell University,and Susquehanna University,respectively.
The 47th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment,officially the 47th Regiment,Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and sometimes referred to simply as the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers,was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and the early months of the Reconstruction era. It was formed by adults and teenagers from small towns and larger metropolitan areas in the central,northeastern,and southeastern regions of Pennsylvania.
The 196th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry,alternately the 5th Union League Regiment was an infantry regiment of the Union Army in the American Civil War. Raised in Philadelphia in mid-1864,the regiment was made up of Hundred Days Men in an effort to augment existing manpower for an all-out push to end the war within 100 days,and spent most of its service guarding Confederate prisoners of war at Camp Douglas.