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Curry Foley | County Kerry

Full Name: Charles Joseph Foley

Born: January 16, 1856 in Milltown, County Kerry, Ireland

Irish Roots: County Kerry

Family Name: Foley and Gearin

Surname Origins: Foley is anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha ‘descendant of Foghlaidh’, a byname meaning ‘pirate’, ‘marauder’

Accomplishments: 

  •  First person to hit for the cycle (1882)
 
Bio: Foley played five seasons of major league baseball for the the Boston Red Caps (1879–80) and Buffalo Bisons (1881–83). On May 25, 1882, Curry earned his place in the baseball record books when he hit for the cycle for the first time in major league history!