Dasher Troy biography

Dasher Troy

Second baseman, Baseball Player

1856 – 1938


Who was Dasher Troy?

John Joseph "Dasher" Troy, was an American professional baseball player from 1877 to 1888. He played five seasons of Major League Baseball, principally as a second baseman, for the Detroit Wolverines, Providence Grays, New York Gothams, and the New York Metropolitans. He appeared in 292 major league games, 257 of them as a second baseman, and compiled a .243 batting average with 42 doubles, 20 triples, four home runs and 51 runs batted in.

After retiring from baseball, Troy operated the beer concession at the Polo Grounds in the 1890s and later opened a café in his old home neighborhood at Tenth Avenue and 39th Street in Manhattan.

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May 8, 1856
New York City
Mar 30, 1938
Ozone Park

on July 23, 2013


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