Abel Lizotte

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Abel Lizotte
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First baseman
Born: (1870-04-12)April 12, 1870
Lewiston, Maine
Died: December 4, 1926(1926-12-04) (aged 56)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
September 17, 1896, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1896, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .103
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 3

Abel Lizotte (April 13, 1870, in Lewiston, Maine – December 4, 1926, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1896.

He made his major league debut on September 17, 1896, and he played in his final game on September 26 of that year. In seven big league games, he hit .103 with three runs scored and three RBI. He collected three hits in 29 at bats.

Lizotte also spent 10 seasons in the minor leagues, hitting .292 in 1,023 games. In 1895, with the Wilkes-Barre Coal Barons, Lizotte hit .333 with 111 runs and 29 triples in 109 games. In 1901, with the Wheeling Stogies, Lizotte hit .330 in 127 games.[1] In 1907 and 1908, he managed the minor league Wilkes-Barre Barons.

He was interred at St. Mary Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre following his death.


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