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Daniel John Hoffman (March 2, 1880 – March 22, 1922) was an American professional baseball player who played center field in the Major Leagues from 1903 to 1911. During his career Hoffman played for the Philadelphia Athletics, New York Highlanders, and St. Louis Browns.

Danny Hoffman
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Danny Hoffman in 1906
Center fielder
Born: (1880-03-02)March 2, 1880
Canton, Connecticut
Died: March 14, 1922(1922-03-14) (aged 42)
Manchester, Connecticut
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 20, 1903, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 25, 1911, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average.256
Runs batted in235
Stolen bases185
Career highlights and awards

When playing for the Springfield Ponies in 1902, they were playing a road game against Bridgeport. Hoffman batted a ball into the outfield, which struck and killed a horse.[1]

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  1. ^ Haskin, Frederic J. (September 21, 1907). "Some Baseball Bunts". The Salt Lake Tribune.

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