Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: December 21, 1887 in Wadena, IN
School: University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN) by the Signed Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1912.
( All Transactions) July 18, 1912 (Age 24)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cubs 1912-1930 Final Game: September 22, 1930 (Age 42)
vs. STL 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 23, 1974 in Eagle River, WI Buried: Three Lakes Cemetery, Three Lakes, WI
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