From BR Bullpen
Frank Day Truesdale
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8", Weight 145 lb.
- Debut April 27, 1910
- Final Game July 30, 1918
- Born March 31, 1884 in St. Louis, MO USA
- Died August 27, 1943 in Albuquerque, NM USA
 Biographical Information
Frank Truesdale, Oakland's new second baseman, is an exception to the general Oakland rule, in that he has never played outlaw baseball." - from Sporting Life, November 14, 1908
"Critics who have watched his work predict that Frank Truesdale, whom the St. Louis club got from Dallas, is to be one of the star second basemen in another season." - Sporting Life of July 23, 1910
Truesdale . . . is a crack at fielding the position . . ." - from Sporting Life of April 25, 1914
Truesdale played in the minors at least from age 21 to age 38. He spent parts of four seasons with Houston, and later in his career also appeared with Dallas and San Antonio. He was in the Pacific Coast League with Oakland for parts of two seasons and in the International League for at least six seasons.