Positions: Shortstop, Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right • Throws: Right
5-11, 200lb (180cm, 90kg)
Buried: Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA
Debut: July 19, 1897 (Age 23-145d, 2,009th in MLB history)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1936.
(Voted by BBWAA on 215/226 ballots)
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Honus Wagner's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1897 season
Full Name: John Peter Wagner
Nicknames: The Flying Dutchman
Pronunciation: \HONN-us WAGG-ner\
Relatives: Brother of Butts Wagner