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George Anthony Curry
Born: Dec. 22, 1938 in Nassau, Bahamas
Died: Oct. 16, 2006 in Nassau, Bahamas
Debut: 1960 | Pos: OF
H: 5’11” | W: 185 | B: L | T: L

3 129 297 33 73 6 40 0 .246

>> Visit the Tony Curry biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.

Tony Curry, who played three seasons in the major leagues, died on Oct. 16, 2006 in Nassau, Bahamas. Curry had been suffering from a kidney ailment. He was 68.

He hit .246 in 297 at-bats in the major leagues. His career numbers include six home runs and 34 RBIs. His most productive season came in 1960, his first in the majors. That year, he hit .261 with six home runs and 34 RBI in 245 at-bats.

He was the second Bahamas native, behind Andre Rodgers, to play in the major leagues.

In March 1962, the Phillies traded Curry, along with Ken Lehman, to the Cleveland Indians for Mel Roach.

He played in 19 games for the Indians in 1966, but was traded to the Astros in July for Jim Gentile. In October of that season, he was traded to the Angels for Howie Reed.