Henry W. Moore

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Henry W. "Harry" Moore
Utility player
Born: (1875-10-09)October 9, 1875
Detroit
Died: September 2, 1917(1917-09-02) (aged 41)
Chicago
Batted: RightThrew: Right
Professional debut
1894 for the Chicago Unions
Last professional appearance
1913 for the Chicago Giants
Teams
 
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Henry W. "Harry" Moore
Utility player
Born: (1875-10-09)October 9, 1875
Detroit
Died: September 2, 1917(1917-09-02) (aged 41)
Chicago
Batted: RightThrew: Right
Professional debut
1894 for the Chicago Unions
Last professional appearance
1913 for the Chicago Giants
Teams

Henry W. "Harry" Moore (October 9, 1875 to September 2, 1917) was an African-American baseball Utility player and in the pre-Negro leagues. He appears as "Harry Moore," "Henry Moore," and even "Mike Moore."

Born in Detroit, Michigan 9th October 1875, Moore moved with his parents to Chicago in 1889 and began playing baseball professionally in 1894.

In 1894, Moore played left field for the Chicago Unions and played that position for two seasons. He moved to first base in 1896 and pitched part of the season in 1897.

Moore went back to left field for the seasons of 1898, 1899 and 1900. Then, he moved to the Columbia Giants in 1901.

In 1902 and 1903, Moore played for Iowa’s Algona Brownies.

In 1904 he played center field for the Cuban X Giants of New York City. He moved to the Philadelphia Giants in 1905 and stayed through the end of the season of 1906.

Moore played with the Leland Giants in 1907, playing all positions for three seasons.[1]

He played for Chicago teams Chicago Giants and Leland Giants almost exclusively for the rest of his baseball career, with exception of part of a season he played for the French Lick, Indiana Plutos in 1913.

Henry Moore died at the age of 41 in Chicago, Illinois. He is buried at the Mt. Glenwood Cemetery in Thornton, Illinois.

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