Bobby Cargo

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Bobby Cargo
Shortstop
Born: October 1868 (1868-10)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: April 27, 1904(1904-04-27) (aged 35)
Atlanta, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 6, 1892, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1892, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .250
Hits 1
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Robert J. Cargo (October 1868 – April 27, 1904) was a former professional baseball shortstop who played two games for the 1892 Pittsburgh Pirates. He remained active in the minor leagues through 1903. He died of pneumonia in 1904, which he contracted during his playing career.

Early life[edit]

Robert J. Cargo was born in October 1868 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,[1] to Robert and Martha Cargo.[2] At the 1880 United States Census, Robert Sr. worked as a "stockdealer",[3] while Martha was unemployed, with her occupation listed as a "kh" [keephouse].[4] The family lived in the 11th Ward of Pittsburgh.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobby Cargo". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cargo household entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Cargo, Robert entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Cargo, Martha entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cargo, Robert (Jr.) entry in 1880 United States Census". University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 

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