Jack Warner (catcher)

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Jack Warner
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Jack Warner in NY Giants uniform
Born: (1872-08-15)August 15, 1872
New York, New York
Died: December 21, 1943(1943-12-21) (aged 71)
Far Rockaway, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1895, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1908, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average.249
Home runs6
Runs batted in303

John Joseph "Jack" Warner (August 15, 1872 – December 21, 1943) was a professional baseball catcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1895 through 1908. He played for the Boston Beaneaters, Louisville Colonels, New York Giants, Boston Americans, St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers and Washington Senators.

In 1906, Warner was part of the first season-long platoon arrangement in baseball, sharing time at catcher with Fred Payne and Boss Schmidt.[1]

In 1,0073 major league games, Warner had a .249 batting average and .303 on-base percentage. He had 870 hits, 348 runs scored, 303 RBIs, 122 extra base hits, and 83 stolen bases. Warner was among the league leaders in being hit by a pitch 3 times and ranks 84 all-time with 91 times hit by a pitch. Warner was born in New York City and died in Far Rockaway, New York.


  1. ^ James, Bill (1997). John Thorn (ed.). The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America's National Pastime. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. p. 595. ISBN 9781578660049.

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