George Joseph LaChance
Positions: First Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 183 lb.
Born: February 14, 1870 in Putnam, CT
Debut: August 15, 1893 (Age 23.182, 1,747th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1894 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Americans/Bridegrooms/Grooms/Blues/Orioles 1893-1905
Last Game: April 28, 1905 (Age 35.073)
Died: August 18, 1932 in Waterville, CT
Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, CT
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