Earl Stuart Blackburn
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Washington High School (Massillon)
- Debut September 17, 1912
- Final Game July 2, 1917
- Born November 1, 1892 in Leesville, OH USA
- Died August 3, 1966 in Mansfield, OH USA
Although he played five seasons in the majors, he only had 35 at-bats in years other than 1916. Of those, 17 at-bats were with the Cincinnati Reds in 1913 who were managed by Joe Tinker. Earl was the # 3 catcher in terms of appearances behind Tommy Clarke and Johnny Kling (who was acquired in mid-season).
He attended Washington High School in Massillon, OH and played baseball, football, and basketball. See picture of Earl Blackburn in 1910 on high school basketball team.