Dan Kennard

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Daniel "Dan" Kennard
Born: (1883-09-03)September 3, 1883
Died: May 21, 1947(1947-05-21) (aged 63)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
1913, for the French Lick Plutos
Last appearance
1925, for the Detroit Stars

Daniel "Dan" Kennard (born September 3, 1883 and died May 21, 1947) was a Negro Leagues Catcher for several years before the founding of the first Negro National League, and in its first few seasons.

On July 28 of 1915, 31 year-old Kennard moved from the West Baden Sprudels to become the catcher for the Indianapolis ABCs. He started his first game for the A.B.C.s by pitching.[4]

Kennard died at the age of 63 in St. Louis, Missouri and is buried at St. Peter's Cemetery in Hillsdale, MO.


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