John Bass (baseball)

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John Bass
Shortstop
Born: July 22, 1848
Charleston, South Carolina
Died: September 25, 1888(1888-09-25)
Denver, Colorado
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 4, 1871 for the Cleveland Forest Citys
Last MLB appearance
August 20, 1877 for the Hartford Dark Blues
Career statistics
Batting average .290
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 19
Teams
  National Association of Base Ball Players
  National Association of Professional BBP

John Elias Bass (1848 – September 25, 1888) was an American professional baseball player who played shortstop in the major leagues from 1871-1877. He played for the Cleveland Forest Citys, Brooklyn Atlantics, and Hartford Dark Blues.

In 1871, he led the National Association in triples with ten.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Bass". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 

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