Ed Silch

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Ed Silch
Born: (1865-02-22)February 22, 1865
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: January 15, 1895(1895-01-15) (aged 29)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 29, 1888, for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Last MLB appearance
July 8, 1888, for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB statistics
Batting average .271
Games played 14
Runs batted in 3

Edward Silch (February 22, 1865 – January 15, 1895), also known as "Baldy", was an American Major League Baseball player from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He played just one season in the majors, consisting of 14 games with the 1888 Brooklyn Bridegrooms. He played entirely in the outfield, and batted .273.[1]

Silch died of consumption at the age of 29 in his hometown of St. Louis, and is interred at Calvary Cemetery, also in St. Louis.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Ed Silch' Stats". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". thedeadballera.com. The Dead Ball Era. Retrieved 10 September 2010. 

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