John Titus (baseball)

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John Titus
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Outfielder
Born: (1876-02-21)February 21, 1876
St. Clair, Pennsylvania
Died: January 8, 1943(1943-01-08) (aged 66)
St. Clair, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 8, 1903 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
August 8, 1913 for the Boston Braves
Career statistics
Batting average .282
Hits 1401
RBI 561
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 1909 – Lead the National League in Hit By Pitches

John Franklin Titus (February 21, 1876 – January 8, 1943) born in St. Clair, Pennsylvania was an outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies (1903–12) and Boston Braves (1912–13).

His most notable accomplishment was that he led the National League in being hit by pitches (16) in 1909 and ranks 74th on the Major League Baseball career Hit By Pitch list (94).

In 11 seasons he played in 1,402 games and had 4,960 at bats, 738 runs, 1,401 hits, 253 doubles, 72 triples, 38 home runs, 561 RBI, 140 stolen bases, 620 walks, a .282 batting average, a .373 on-base percentage, a .385 slugging percentage, 1,912 total bases and 144 sacrifice hits.

He died in his hometown at the age of 66.

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