Jack Wentz

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Jack Wentz
Second baseman
Born: (1863-03-04)March 4, 1863
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: September 14, 1907(1907-09-14) (aged 44)
Louisville, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1891, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
April 15, 1891, for the Louisville Colonels
MLB statistics
Batting average .250
Home runs 0

John George "Jack" Wentz (March 4, 1863 in Louisville, Kentucky – September 14, 1907 in Louisville, Kentucky) was a right-handed second baseman who played in one game for the Louisville Colonels in 1891. He was born John George Werntz.

Wentz appeared in his lone big league game on April 15, 1891 at the age of 28. He had four at-bats, collecting one hit for a .250 batting average. In the field, he committed two errors for a .667 fielding percentage.

Wentz also spent a few years in the minors, until at least 1904.[1]

Following his death, he was interred at St. Louis Cemetery in Louisville.