Edward James Delahanty (October 30, 1867 - July 2, 1903) set the pace for sluggers at the turn of the 20th century, hitting for power and average. Big Ed played for the Philadelphia Quakers/Phillies (1888-1889), (1891-1901), the Cleveland Infants (1890) and the Washington Senators (1902-1903). Ed Delahanty was the eldest of five brothers to play in the major leagues. Big Ed was a proficient hitter, who went 6-for-6 twice in his career, hit four home runs in a single game and went 9-for-9 in a doubleheader exactly one year after his big HR day. Ed Delahanty finished his career with a .346 batting average, scored 1,596 runs, amassed 2,593 hits, crushed 101 home runs and stole 481 bases in 16 seasons. Delahanty died when he was swept over Niagara Falls. Delahanty played The Veterans Committee elected Edward James Delahanty to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945.