Champ Osteen

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Champ Osteen
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Born: (1877-02-24)February 24, 1877
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Died: December 14, 1962(1962-12-14) (aged 85)
Greenville, South Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1903, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
May 3, 1909, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .197
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 31

James Champlin "Champ" Osteen (February 24, 1877 – December 14, 1962) was a professional baseball player. He played all or part of four seasons in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators, New York Highlanders and the St. Louis Cardinals in 1903, 1904, 1908 and 1909, primarily as a shortstop. He batted left and threw right-handed. In 83 career games, he had 60 hits in 304 at bats.

Osteen was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina and attended Erskine College. He died in Greenville, South Carolina.


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