Larry Battam

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Lawrence J. Battam

  • Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
  • Height 5' 11" Weight 166 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

"Larry Battam is playing third in good style, and continues to bat heavily." - Sporting Life, April 25, 1896, about Larry Battam with the minor league N.Y. Mets

Larry Battam was the youngest player in the 1895 National League when he played for the 1895 Giants. His position was third base, where the regular was George Davis.

In the minors, he played for a variety of teams in the Northeast from 1895-1903, and managed in the Connecticut League in 1899. Battam was appointed a member of the New York police department in 1903.

". . . Larry Battam continues to improve so rapidly that he will earn a place in the big League." - Sporting Life, May 9, 1896

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
1899 Derby Lushers Connecticut League 3rd replaced Billy Lush

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