Frederick Carlisle Snodgrass
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11½", Weight 175 lb.
- School St. Vincent's College
- Debut June 4, 1908
- Final Game October 5, 1916
- Born October 19, 1887 in Ventura, CA USA
- Died April 5, 1974 in Ventura, CA USA
"(There is) hardly a day in my life, hardly an hour, that in some manner or other the dropping of that fly doesn't come up, even after 30 years." - Fred Snodgrass in 1940
Fred Snodgrass, although he played nine seasons in the major leagues, is forever remembered as the player who dropped a fly ball in extra innings of the last game of the 1912 World Series, allowing the Red Sox batter to get on base and later score to tie the game. That play is sometimes called the "Snodgrass muff." He spent most of his career with the New York Giants as an outfielder and sometimes first baseman. He played in three World Series, but was always on the losing side.
The only other Snodgrass in the majors (through 2008) has been Chappie Snodgrass.
One source: SABR biography of Fred Snodgrass.