|Right fielder/Second baseman|
April 16, 1867|
|Died: October 24, 1912
|June 12, 1883 for the Philadelphia Quakers|
Last MLB appearance
|September 30, 1894 for the Washington Senators|
Frank Gray "Piggy" Ward (April 16, 1867 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania – October 24, 1912 in Altoona, Pennsylvania and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, PA), was a professional baseball player who played as an outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1883 to 1894. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Senators, and Philadelphia Phillies.
Ward shares with Earl Averill the MLB record of the most consecutive plate appearances resulting in officially getting on base (through either a walk, a base hit or being hit by a pitch) in major league history. From June 16 to June 19 in 1893, Ward officially reached base a record 17 times in 17 consecutive plate appearances, getting 8 hits, drawing 8 walks and being hit by a pitch once.
- "Record: 17 Consecutive Plate Appearances Reaching Base". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
- "Oldest & Youngest Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
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