John Joseph Gerhardt
(Move Up Joe)
Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: February 14, 1855 in Washington, DC
Debut: September 1, 1873 (Age 18.199, 210th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1875 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Eclipse/Reds/Grays/Gladiators/... 1873-1891
Last Game: April 29, 1891 (Age 36.074)
Died: March 11, 1922 in Middletown, NY
Buried: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
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News -- August 2013
- 8-26 Elysian Fielders: This Day in Giants History: August 26, 1885: A line drive caught by New York first baseman Roger Connor catches runners at first and second off guardâ enabling Connor and...
News -- September 2012
- 9-28 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: The World Champion 1880 Washington Nationals, The Players: This nine ranks right after the 1867 club as the strongest to play for Washington prior to 1901. I would rank the 1885 Nationals...
- 9-23 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: John â€œJackâ€ Lynch Early Nationals 20 game Winner: This is the first in a series of articles about the great 1880 Washington Nationalâs baseball club which had claim to the title...
News -- June 2012
- 6-14 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: The Washington â€“ New York Connection: With the high flying Nationals returning home to host the New York Yankees it is **** to address the unique history that exists...