Jack Flater

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John William Flater

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jack Flater pitched five games for the 1908 Philadelphia Athletics, posting a 2.06 ERA. He was three years older than teammate Eddie Collins.

"Pitcher Jack Flater, of Williamsport, who during the early portion of the season was the hard-luck twirler of the team, has struck his stride." - Sporting Life of August 8, 1908, about a month before Jack made his major league debut

He was also referred to in the press as John Flater.

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