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John Francis Morrill (Honest John)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 155 lb.

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Honest John Morrill, a first baseman, had his best year in 1883 when he was player-manager for the pennant-winning Boston Beaneaters during the last part of the season. As a player, he hit .319 and his slugging percentage of .525 was second in the league. He managed for eight years, with a winning percentage over .500, and played for 15 years, with an Adjusted OPS+ of 111.

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He appeared defensively at every position on the diamond. He was a two-way player of sorts, with 18 pitching appearances spread out over seven seasons.

In 1897 he was part of an old-timers team that took on an Australian team.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL Saves Leader (1884)


Preceded by
Harry Wright
Boston Red Caps Manager
1882
Succeeded by
Jack Burdock
Preceded by
Jack Burdock
Boston Beaneaters Manager
1883-1886
Succeeded by
King Kelly
Preceded by
King Kelly
Boston Beaneaters Manager
1887-1888
Succeeded by
Jim Hart

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