"Honest Jack" Boyle

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John Anthony Boyle

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Death: January 07, 1913 (46)
his home, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States (Bright's Disease)
Place of Burial: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of ?? Boyle and wife of ?? Boyle
Brother of James F. Boyle and Eddie Boyle

Occupation: Baseball catcher & first baseman; saloon keeper
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About "Honest Jack" Boyle

Jack had several notable moments during his baseball career which includes receiving the largest salary ever paid to a player up until then for $5500 in 1892 with the Giants. He was involved in the first baseball trade ever made in 1886 when Cincinnati traded him to St. Louis along with $350 in cash for Hugh Nicol.

He opened a saloon in the Ohio River city on Seventh Street which grew into a successful business for him.

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"Honest Jack" Boyle's Timeline

1866
March 22, 1866
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
1913
January 7, 1913
Age 46
his home, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
1913
Age 46
Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States