Fred Siefke

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Fred Siefke
Third baseman
Born: (1870-03-27)March 27, 1870
New York, New York
Died: April 18, 1893(1893-04-18) (aged 23)
New York, New York
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
May 2, 1890, for the Brooklyn Gladiators
Last MLB appearance
June 1, 1890, for the Brooklyn Gladiators
MLB statistics
Batting average .138
Games played 16
Hits 8

Frederick Edwin Siefke (March 27, 1870 – April 18, 1893) was an American Major League Baseball player from New York City.[1]


Siefke's only season consisted of 16 games at third base for the 1890 Brooklyn Gladiators during their one and only season in the American Association. In 58 at bats, he collected eight hits for a .138 batting average that included two doubles and one run scored.[1][2]


Siefke died at the age of 23 of Bright's disease[3] in New York City, and is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Fred Siefke's career statistics". Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Brooklyn Gladiators History". Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  3. ^ "Too Young to Die". Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  4. ^ "Career statistics". Retrieved 2007-08-17. 

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