From BR Bullpen
Albert Henry Bridwell
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 170 lb.
- Debut April 16, 1905
- Final Game September 23, 1915
- Born January 4, 1884 in Friendship, OH USA
- Died January 23, 1969 in Portsmouth, OH USA
 Biographical Information
Although Al Bridwell played 11 seasons in the major leagues, finishing as high as 5th in the league in batting one year and as high as 3rd in the league in OBP, and also stole 136 major league bases, nevertheless his 1969 New York Times obituary remembered him mainly for being the fellow whose single started the Merkle Bonehead Play.