November 1, 1852|
|Died: December 10, 1937
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|August 11, 1871 for the Cleveland Forest Citys|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 28, 1890 for the Syracuse Stars|
|Runs batted in||143|
He played major league baseball from 1871 to 1884 and then returned for one season in 1890, after several years in various minor leagues. Battin primarily played third base, although he occasionally filled in at other roles as well. His best year was in 1876 for the St. Louis Brown Stockings, when he batted .300 and scored 34 runs. In 1936 the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum listed Battin on the ballot. He received one vote.
- "Joe Battin Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved October 29, 2006.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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