John Richmond (shortstop)

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John Richmond
Shortstop/Center fielder
Born: (1855-03-05)March 5, 1855
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: October 5, 1898(1898-10-05) (aged 43)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1875 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
July 10, 1885 for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys
Career statistics
Games played 440
Runs 239
Batting average .238
Career highlights and awards

John H. Richmond (March 5, 1855 – October 5, 1898) was an American Major League Baseball player for eight seasons. He played mainly as a shortstop and center fielder for seven different teams from 1875 to 1885.[1]

Richmond died in his hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 43, and is interred at Northwood Cemetery in Philadelphia.[1]


  1. ^ a b "John Richmond's career statistics". Retrieved 2009-01-15. 

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