Charles Augustus Nichols
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: September 14, 1869 in Madison, WI
High School: Queen Elizabeth HS (Surrey, BC)
( All Transactions) April 23, 1890 (Age 20)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Beaneaters/Cardinals/Phillies 1890-1906 May 18, 1906 (Age 36)
Final Game: Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1949.
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Died: April 11, 1953 in Kansas City, MO Buried: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
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