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Albert George Pratt (Uncle Al)

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He lost the first professional baseball game ever on May 4th, 1871.

David Pietrusza's website has a page on Al Pratt, saying that he started pitching in 1867, and began managing in 1868. After the majors he went back to non-league games, and also was a National League umpire in 1879-80 and later an American Association umpire. He ran a bar and became manager of Pittsburgh's entry in the Association. He was an organizer of the Union Association, and a part owner of the National League Pittsburgh club in 1890 during the Players League revolt.

Preceded by
Pittsburgh Alleghenys Manager
Succeeded by
Ormond Butler

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