Topsy Hartsel

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Topsy Hartsel
Topsy Hartsel baseball card.jpg
Outfielder
Born: (1874-06-26)June 26, 1874
Polk, Ohio
Died: October 14, 1944(1944-10-14) (aged 70)
Toledo, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 14, 1898 for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1911 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .276
Home runs 31
Runs batted in 341
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • World Series champion: 1910, 1911
  • American League pennant: 1902, 1905
  • 5x AL leader in walks (1902, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908)
  • 2x AL leader in on-base percentage (1905, 1907)
  • AL leader in runs scored (1902)
  • AL leader in stolen bases (1902)

Tully Frederick "Topsy" Hartsel (June 26, 1874 – October 14, 1944) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He was born in Polk, Ohio, and played for the Louisville Colonels (1898–99), Cincinnati Reds (1900), Chicago Orphans (1901) and the Philadelphia Athletics (1902–11), with whom he won the World Series in 1910. On September 10, 1901, he established the record for putouts by a left fielder in a nine-inning game, with 11 against the Brooklyn Superbas.

Hartsel died in Toledo, Ohio, on October 14, 1944.

Topsy Hartsel, circa 1911.

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