Jack Warner (catcher)

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Jack Warner
Jack Warner 1903.jpg
Born: (1872-08-15)August 15, 1872
New York, New York
Died: December 21, 1943(1943-12-21) (aged 71)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1895 for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1908 for the Washington Senators
Career statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 6
Runs batted in 303

John Joseph Warner (August 15, 1872 – December 21, 1943), nicknamed "Jack," was a Major League Baseball catcher who caught over 1,000 major league games in 14 seasons with the Boston Beaneaters (1895), Louisville Colonels (1895–96), New York Giants (1896–1901, 1903–04), Boston Americans (1902), St. Louis Cardinals (1905), Detroit Tigers (1905–06), and Washington Senators (1906–08).

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, New York and died in Far Rockaway, New York.


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