April 12, 1881|
|Died: May 6, 1956
|September 10, 1904, for the Cleveland Naps|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 7, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox|
|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.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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