Hank Olmsted

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hank Olmsted
Born: (1879-01-12)January 12, 1879
Sac Bay, Michigan
Died: January 6, 1969(1969-01-06) (aged 89)
Bradenton, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 15, 1905, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
July 26, 1905, for the Boston Americans
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1-2
Earned run average 3.24
Strikeouts 6

Henry Theodore Olmsted (January 12, 1879 – January 6, 1969) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Americans during the 1905 season. Listed at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), 147 lb., Olmsted batted and threw right-handed. A native of Sac Bay, Michigan, he attended University of Notre Dame and Valparaiso University. He later played for the Denver Grizzlies in the Western League.[1]

Olmsted posted a 1–2 record with a 3.24 ERA in three appearances, including three complete games, six strikeouts, 12 walks, 18 hits allowed, and 25.0 innings of work.

Olmsted died in Bradenton, Florida at age 89.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Olmstead Signs with Denver". The Wichita Beacon. January 14, 1911. p. 7. Retrieved May 16, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

External links[edit]