Dick Scott (right-handed pitcher)

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Dick Scott
Born: (1883-02-05)February 5, 1883
Bethel, Ohio
Died: January 18, 1911(1911-01-18) (aged 27)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 26, 1901, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
July 8, 1901, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win-Loss 0–2
Strikeouts 7
ERA 5.14

Amos Richard "Dick" Scott (February 5, 1883 – January 18, 1911) was an American baseball pitcher who played for the Cincinnati Reds in 1901.


Scott was born on February 5, 1883 in Bethel, Ohio. He was signed by the Cincinnati Reds after he wrote about his amateur performance to Cincinnati newspapers. He started two games for the 1901 Reds, losing 6–2 and 9–3, both times against the New York Giants and Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson. He had an earned run average of 5.14 with 7 strikeouts.[1][2]

He stood at six feet tall and weighed 180 pounds.

Dick Scott committed suicide by cutting his throat with a pocket knife[3] in Chicago on January 18, 1911.


  1. ^ Allen, Lee (2006). The Cincinnati Reds. Kent State University Press. p. 70. ISBN 978-0-87338-886-3. 
  2. ^ 1901 Cincinnati Reds. Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved on 2008-08-18.
  3. ^ The Deadball Era

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