Harry Ostdiek

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Harry Ostdiek
Harry Ostdiek, Spokane, 1910.jpg
Born: (1881-04-12)April 12, 1881
Ottumwa, Iowa
Died: May 6, 1956(1956-05-06) (aged 75)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1904, for the Cleveland Naps
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .143
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 3

Henry Girard Ostdiek (April 12, 1881 – May 6, 1956) was a reserve catcher in Major League baseball who played for the Cleveland Naps (1904) and Boston Red Sox (1908) during his major league career. Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 185 lb., Ostdiek batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Ottumwa, Iowa.

In an eight-game career, Ostdiek was a .143 hitter (3-for-21) with three RBI, one run, and one triple without home runs. In eight catching appearances, he posted a .935 fielding percentage (three errors in 46 chances).

Ostdiek died at the age of 75 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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