Athlete Baseball player

Byrd Lynn

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican baseball player
Was Athlete
Baseball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Birth13 March 1889
Death 5 February 1940
(aged 50 years)


Byrd “Birdie” Lynn (March 13, 1889 – February 5, 1940), was a Major League Baseball catcher from 1916-1920. During that time, he played for the Chicago White Sox and was the back-up to Hall of Fame catcher Ray Schalk.
In 116 games, Lynn had 211 career at-bats, with 50 hits, for a .237 batting average. He won American League pennants with the White Sox in 1917 and 1919. Lynn had just one at-bat in each of those year’s World Series and did not get a hit.