Roger Philip Bresnahan
The Duke Of Tralee Positions: Catcher and Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: June 11, 1879 in Toledo, OH
High School: Central HS (Toledo, OH)
( All Transactions) August 27, 1897 (Age 18)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Giants/Cardinals/Cubs/Orioles/Senators/... 1897-1915 Final Game: October 3, 1915 (Age 36)
vs. STL 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 4, 1944 in Toledo, OH Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, OH
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1945.
No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013). View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Roger Bresnahan Page View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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