Eddie Ainsmith

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Eddie Ainsmith
Eddie Ainsmith baseball card.jpg
Born: (1890-02-04)February 4, 1890
Russian Empire
Died: September 6, 1981(1981-09-06) (aged 91)
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 9, 1910, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
July 21, 1924, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .232
Home runs 22
Runs batted in 317

Edward Wilbur Ainsmith (born as Edward Anshmedt; February 4, 1890 – September 6, 1981), nicknamed "Dorf,"[1] was a catcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played fifteen seasons with the Washington Senators (1910–1918), Detroit Tigers (1919–1921), St. Louis Cardinals (1921–1923), Brooklyn Robins (1923), and New York Giants (1924). Born in Concord, Massachusetts, he batted and threw right-handed. He began his playing career in the New England League in 1908 before joining the Senators in the American League. In 1,078 career games, Ainsmith batted .232 with 707 hits and 317 runs batted in. He later managed the Rockford Peaches (1947) in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.


  1. ^ "Eddie Ainsmith statistics and history". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 

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