Tom Daly (catcher)

Tom Daly (catcher)

For the baseball second baseman, see Tom Daly (infielder).
Tom Daly
Catcher
Born: (1891-12-12)December 12, 1891
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died: November 7, 1946(1946-11-07) (aged 54)
Medford, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 23, 1913 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1921 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Batting average .239
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 55
Teams

Thomas Daniel Daly (December 12, 1891 – November 7, 1946) was a Canadian Major League Baseball player and coach. He was a catcher for the Chicago White Sox (1913–15), Cleveland Indians (1916) and Chicago Cubs (1918–21), helping the Cubs win the 1918 National League pennant.

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Daly played eight seasons in the major leagues, appearing in 244 games, and had 540 at-bats, 49 runs, 129 hits, 17 doubles, 3 triples, 55 RBI, 5 stolen bases, 25 walks, a .239 batting average, .274 on-base percentage, a .281 slugging percentage, 152 total bases and 8 sacrifice hits.

After his major league career, he managed the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League. He was a Boston Red Sox coach for 14 seasons (1933–1946), the longest consecutive-year coaching tenure in Bosox history.

Daly died in Medford, Massachusetts at the age of 54 from colon cancer.

See also

Sources

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Canadian Film Encyclopedia online publication, The Film Reference Library of the Toronto International Film