Jack Fox

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1885 – 1963

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Who was Jack Fox?

John Paul "Jack" Fox was a professional baseball player whose career spanned 11 seasons, including one in Major League Baseball. During that one season in 1908, Fox played with the Philadelphia Athletics. Fox compiled a major league batting average of .200 with two runs, six hits and two stolen bases in nine games played. Fox also played in the minor leagues with the Class-C Poughkeepsie Colts, the Class-B Albany Senators, the Class-A Jersey City Skeeters, the Class-A Memphis Egyptians, the Class-B Wilkes-Barre Barons, the Class-B Troy Trojans, the Class-A Lincoln Railsplitters, the Class-B Harrisburg Senators, the Class-D Bradford Drillers and the Class-B Scranton Miners. He started his minor league career as an outfielder, but later converted into a pitcher. Fox compiled a career minor league batting average of .251 with 670 hits in 694 games played. As a pitcher, he compiled a win–loss record of 90–63 in 185 career minor league games pitched. Fox batted and threw right-handed.

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Born
May 21, 1885
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Died
1963
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on July 23, 2013

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