LaRue Kirby

LaRue Kirby (December 30, 1889 – June 10, 1961) was a baseball outfielder who made his professional debut in 1910 with the Class D Traverse City Resorters of the Michigan State League, and then would advance in 1912 to Major League Baseball where he played for the New York Giants and St. Louis Terriers.[1]

LaRue Kirby
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Born: (1889-12-30)December 30, 1889
Eureka, Michigan
Died: June 10, 1961(1961-06-10) (aged 71)
Lansing, Michigan
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 7, 1912, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 1915, for the St. Louis Terriers
MLB statistics
Batting average.230
Home runs2
Runs batted in34

He also pitched 18 innings in the major leagues, 11 innings for the New York Giants in 1912 and 7 innings for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League in 1915, going 1-0 with a 5.50 ERA.


  1. ^ "LaRue Kirby Statistics and History". Retrieved 2010-12-20.

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