Charles Matthews (baseball)

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Charles Matthews
Right fielder
Born: Unknown
Camden, New Jersey
Died: Unknown
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
September 25, 1891, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1891, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Games played 1
Hits 1
Batting average .333

Charles Matthews (Born: Camden, New Jersey[1]) was an American Major League Baseball player who played in one Major League game for the 1891 Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association.

In his only game, Matthews was the starting right fielder for the Athletics on September 25, 1891, in a home game against the Washington Statesmen. In five plate appearances he went 1-for-3 (a single), was hit by pitches twice, and scored one run,[1] helping his team to a 13-4 victory. Elton "Icebox" Chamberlain was the starter and winner for Philadelphia.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Charles Matthews career statistics". Retrieved 2008-08-20. 
  2. ^ "The 1891 Philadelphia Athletics Regular Season Game Log". Retrieved 2008-08-20. 

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