Frank Butler (Negro leagues)

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Frank Butler
Pitcher / Outfielder
Born: Nashville, Tennessee
Died: September 24, 1899
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
1894, for the Chicago Unions
Last appearance
1895, for the Chicago Unions

Frank Butler (born 1872) was an African-American baseball pitcher and outfielder in the pre-Negro Leagues.

Butler played for the Chicago Union Giants for at least two years,[1] coming from the same area as team owners Frank Leland and W.S. Peters.

He died of tuberculosis at the age of 27 in Chicago, Illinois on September 24, 1899. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago.[2]


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