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From: austin fadden <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Baseball players in Troy, NY
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 15:53:51 -0700 (PDT)
Thought I would throw this in as well.
Richard D. Buckley
Bats Unknown, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 195 lb.
Debut April 20, 1888
Born September 21, 1858 in Troy, NY
Died December 12, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA
picture can be found at
Richard's parents came to Troy from Ireland as children abt 1847
Richard Buckley was the son of Michael Buckley and Bridget Lannigan. He was born Sept 20 1858 and died in 1929. He played professional Baseball from 1888-1895 for Indianapolis, St. Louis, New York, and Philadelphia. He was primarily a Catcher, that is what the "C" after his name on the baseball card indicates. Supposedly he was one of the first Catchers to use a Mitt
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