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Honus Wagner    \HONN-us WAGG-ner\

John Peter Wagner (The Flying Dutchman)

Positions: Shortstop, Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: February 24, 1874 in Chartiers, PA (All Transactions)
Debut: July 19, 1897 (Age 23.145)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1897 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Colonels 1897-1917

Final Game: September 17, 1917 (Age 43.205)   vs. BSN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1936 (215/226 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
   View Honus Wagner Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: December 6, 1955 in Carnegie, PA
Buried: Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA
Relatives: Brother of Butts Wagner
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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