|Second baseman/Third baseman|
February 6, 1880|
|Died: September 25, 1939
|September 29, 1905, for the New York Highlanders|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1915, for the Newark Pepper|
|Runs batted in||560|
|Career highlights and awards|
Frank Breyfogle Laporte (February 6, 1880 – September 25, 1939) was an American baseball player.
Born in Uhrichsville, Ohio, he began his major league career with the New York Highlanders (present day New York Yankees) in 1905. He was eventually traded to the St. Louis Browns, where he had his best years. In 1911 he batted a career-high .314. In 1914 LaPorte went to the Indianapolis Hoosiers of the Federal League. He led the league with 107 RBIs in 1914 while batting .311 for the first-place Indianapolis Hoosiers in 1914. His last game was on 10/03/1915. After his 1915 season, he retired.
LaPorte died on September 25, 1939 in Newcomerstown, Ohio. He was buried in Union Cemetery in Uhrichsville, Ohio.
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