Charlie Emig

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Charlie Emig
Born: (1875-04-05)April 5, 1875
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: October 2, 1975(1975-10-02) (aged 100)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 4, 1896, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
September 4, 1896, for the Louisville Colonels
MLB statistics
Win-loss record 0-1
Earned run average 7.88
Strikeouts 1

Charles Henry Emig (April 5, 1875 – October 2, 1975) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He played in one game for the Louisville Colonels of the National League in 1896. Emig is currently accepted to be the last surviving 19th century major league player; it took baseball researchers two decades after his death to realize that he, not Ralph Miller as previously thought, held that distinction.

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Preceded by
Ralph Miller
Oldest recognized verified living baseball player
May 7, 1973 – October 2, 1975
Succeeded by
Paddy Livingston