Boston Americans

The Local Connection to Boston

13 Jul , 1907
Created by Elizabeth Emery

Myron Frederick “Moose” Grimshaw was a right fielder in who played from 1905 through 1907 for the Boston Americans. Grimshaw was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in St. Johnsville, New York and raised in Canajoharie.

In a three-season career, Grimshaw was a .256 hitter (229-for-894) with four home runs and 116 RBI in 259 games, including 104 runs, 31 doubles, 16 triples, and 15 stolen bases.

He came back to Gloversville after his career was over and became a player/manager for the semi-pro Danforths, who played on JAG Park.

Grimshaw died in Canajoharie at age 61.

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Cy Young Comes to Town

6 Jul , 1907
Created by Elizabeth Emery

This article dated 7/6/1907 shows the box score from the exhibition game against the Boston (Red Sox) Americans, where the home team lost 8-3. Boston was en route to Detroit, for a game the next day, after playing a double header on 7/4 in Boston against the Washington Senators. Boston American‟s opening day starter that season was 40 year old Cy Young. He […]

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