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James John Roseman
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 7", Weight 167 lb.
- Debut May 1, 1882
- Final Game August 25, 1890
- Born 1856 in New York, NY USA
- Died July 4, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY USA
 Biographical Information
Chief Roseman had some good years in the American Association, where he played most of his major league career. In 1890 he was second in the league in on-base percentage. He broke in with the 1882 Troy Trojans, where he was a teammate of Roger Connor and Buck Ewing.
A letter survives where he wrote in 1877 offering his availability to the Buffalo team. He later played for Buffalo part of that year.
It was reported in 1891 that he was a prosperous saloon keeper.
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