Considered a "fixer of games" by John McGraw. Suspected of fixing games by McGraw by playing out of piston (2nd base) in 1919 playing for the New York Giants and the 1920 Chicago Cubs.
July 9, 1885|
|Died: September 4, 1953
|April 17, 1908, for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 9, 1920, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||445|
|Career highlights and awards|
Charles Lincoln "Buck" Herzog (July 9, 1885 – September 4, 1953) was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball who played for four National League clubs between 1908 and 1920. He played for the New York Giants, the Boston Braves, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Chicago Cubs. He was a lifelong resident of Maryland: he was born and died in Baltimore, but spent a considerable amount of his retirement years in Ridgely. He died at age 68 in Baltimore.
Recently his carriage house was saved from demolition and moved to the center of Ridgely.
- List of Major League Baseball leaders in career stolen bases
- List of Major League Baseball player–managers
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- "BUCK HERZOG DIES; Fiery Third Baseman Under McGraw Set a World Series Record of 12 HIts in 1912". The New York Times. September 6, 1953. Retrieved 22 December 2008.[dead link]
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