Faye Throneberry

Faye Throneberry

Faye Throneberry
Born: (1931-06-22)June 22, 1931
Fisherville, Tennessee
Died: April 26, 1999(1999-04-26) (aged 67)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1952, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 19, 1961, for the Los Angeles Angels
MLB statistics
Batting average .236
Home runs 29
RBI 137

Maynard Faye Throneberry (June 22, 1931 – April 26, 1999) was an American professional baseball player. A native of Fisherville, Tennessee, he was a backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1952, 1955–57), Washington Senators (1957–60) and Los Angeles Angels (1961). Throneberry batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was the older brother of Marv Throneberry.

In an eight-season career, Throneberry posted a .236 batting average (307-for- 1302) with 29 home runs, 137 RBI, 152 runs, 48 doubles, 12 triples, and 23 stolen base in 521 games.

After retiring from baseball, Throneberry became a successful professional trainer of bird dogs. He handled Miller's Miss Knight, a pointer, to victory in the 1973 National Bird Dog Field Trial Championship. He died at age 67 in Memphis, Tennessee.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • Baseball Library