Dave Eggler

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Dave Eggler
Dave Eggler 1870.jpg
Center fielder
Born: (1849-04-30)April 30, 1849
Brooklyn, New York
Died: April 5, 1902(1902-04-05) (aged 52)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 18, 1871, for the New York Mutuals
Last MLB appearance
June 9, 1885, for the Buffalo Bisons
MLB statistics
Batting average .274
Runs scored 491
Runs batted in 242
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Brooklyn Eckfords (1868)
New York Mutuals (1869–1870)
  League player
New York Mutuals (1871–1873)
Philadelphia White Stockings (1874)
Athletic of Philadelphia (1875–1876)
Chicago White Stockings (1877)
Buffalo Bisons (1879)
Baltimore Orioles (1883)
Buffalo Bisons (1883–1885)
Career highlights and awards
  • Led National Association in runs scored: 1872

David Daniel Eggler (April 30, 1849 – April 5, 1902) was a Major League Baseball center fielder. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Eggler's career began in the National Association of Base Ball Players with the New York Mutuals in 1868, and was a member of the Mutuals when they joined the professional National Association in 1871. He went on to play for the Philadelphia White Stockings and Athletic of Philadelphia in the NA.

After the formation of the National League, Eggler remained with Philadelphia, then went on to play for the Chicago White Stockings, Buffalo Bisons, and Baltimore Orioles before his career ended.

He died after being hit by a train in Buffalo, New York.

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