Howard Wakefield

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Howard Wakefield
Howard Wakefield.jpg
Born: (1884-04-02)April 2, 1884
Bucyrus, Ohio
Died: April 16, 1941(1941-04-16) (aged 57)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1905, for the Cleveland Naps
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 1907, for the Cleveland Naps
MLB statistics
Batting average .248
Games played 113
Runs scored 24

Howard John Wakefield (April 2, 1884 – April 16, 1941) was a professional baseball player from 1905 to 1907. Wakefield was a 6-foot, 1 inch, catcher who threw right-handed and batted right-handed. Wakefield played the 1905 and 1907 seasons with the Cleveland Indians. His 1906 season was with the Washington Senators.[1]

A native of Bucyrus, Ohio, he was the father of Dick Wakefield who was also a professional baseball player during the 1940s and early 1950s.

Wakefield died in Chicago, in 1941.

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