John W. Glenn (January 1850 – November 10, 1888) was an American Major League Baseball player for four different teams during his seven-year career.
On November 10, 1888, Glenn died from injuries sustained from being accidentally shot the week prior by a police officer in Sandy Hill, New York. Glenn was accused of robbery and rape of a 12-year old girl, and the Officer was attempting to protect him from a lynch mob.
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