Thomas Edward Downey

Thomas Edward Downey (January 1, 1884 – August 3, 1961) was a major league baseball player.

Born in Lewiston, Maine, Downey played on several baseball teams after his first professional appearance at age 25
on May 7, 1909.

Downey played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1909 until 1911, both the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs in 1912, and from 1914 to 1915, the Buffalo Buffeds/Blues.

He both batted and threw the ball with his right arm.

His last game, ending his 16-year career, was on September 30, 1915.

Downey, who was five feet 10 inches and weighed 178 pounds never had any higher education, and died in Passaic, New Jersey