Astyanax Douglass

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Astyanax Saunders Douglass

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Biographical Information[edit]

Astyanax Douglass, who had one of baseball's most interesting names, was up in the majors in 1921 and 1925.

He hit .300 a couple of times in the minors.

"Astyanax", a name meaning king or overlord, derives from mythology. Astyanax was the son of Hector of Troy.

A different Astyanax Douglass (perhaps his grandfather?) was a prominent politician and doctor in the 1800s.

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