Butch Schmidt

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Butch Schmidt
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Schmidt in 1914
First baseman
Born: (1886-07-19)July 19, 1886
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: September 4, 1952(1952-09-04) (aged 66)
Baltimore, Maryland
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 11, 1909, for the New York Highlanders
Last MLB appearance
September 10, 1915, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .272
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 145

Charles John "Butch" Schmidt (July 19, 1886 in Baltimore, Maryland – September 4, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland), was a Major League Baseball player who played infielder from 19091915. He would play for the Boston Braves and New York Highlanders.

In 1914, Schmidt was a member of the Braves team that went from last place to first place in two months, becoming the first team to win a pennant after being in last place on the Fourth of July.[1] The team then went on to defeat Connie Mack's heavily favored Philadelphia Athletics in the 1914 World Series.


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