February 4, 1890|
|Died: September 6, 1981
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
|August 9, 1910, for the Washington Senators|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 21, 1924, for the New York Giants|
|Runs batted in||317|
Edward Wilbur Ainsmith (born as Edward Anshmedt; February 4, 1890 – September 6, 1981), nicknamed "Dorf," 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.
- "Eddie Ainsmith statistics and history". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Eddie Ainsmith at RetroSheet.org
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