Jake Gettman

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Jake Gettman
Born: (1875-10-25)October 25, 1875
Frank, Russian Empire
Died: October 4, 1956(1956-10-04) (aged 80)
Denver, Colorado
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 20, 1897, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
May 19, 1899, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .278
On-base percentage .322
RBI 78

Jake Gettman (October 25, 1875 in Russia – October 4, 1956 in Denver, Colorado) was a Major League Baseball outfielder with the Washington Senators from 1897 to 1899. He was the first Russian-born player in Major League history.[1]

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  1. ^ Players Born in Russia - Baseball-Reference.com