From BR Bullpen
Frederick B. Cooke
- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
- Debut July 30, 1897
- Final Game August 3, 1897
- Born October 1873
- Died January 22, 1923 in Gallipolis, OH USA
 Biographical Information
Fred Cooke played five games in right field for the 1897 Cleveland Spiders. He had an OBP of .400.
In 1897 he was also player-manager at Fort Wayne. He had been playing pro ball since age 17.
Charlie Babb was a teammate at both Toledo in 1896 and Fort Wayne in 1897. However, Babb, although almost the same age as Cooke, would not break into the majors until 1903.