Chief Roseman

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James John Roseman

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 167 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Chief Roseman had some good years in the American Association, where he played most of his major league career. In 1890 he was second in the league in on-base percentage. He broke in with the 1882 Troy Trojans, where he was a teammate of Roger Connor and Buck Ewing.

A letter survives where he wrote in 1877 offering his availability to the Buffalo team. He later played for Buffalo part of that year.

In 1879 he played for Holyoke, a team which had a number of former and future major leaguers including Roger Connor, Lip Pike and Mickey Welch.

It was reported in 1891 that he was a prosperous saloon keeper.

Preceded by
John Kerins
St. Louis Browns Manager
Succeeded by
Count Campau

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