Edward Leslie Grant
Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 168 lb.
Born: May 21, 1883 in Franklin, MA
School: Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Debut: August 4, 1905 (Age 22.075, 2,731st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1907 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Reds/Giants/Naps 1905-1915
Last Game: October 6, 1915 (Age 32.138)
vs. BSN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: October 5, 1918 in Argonne, France
Buried: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery,in Romagne, France
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News -- August 2016
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News -- May 2016
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News -- May 2015
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News -- December 2014
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News -- May 2013
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News -- March 2013
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