Joe Battin

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Joe Battin
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Third baseman
Born: (1852-11-01)November 1, 1852
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: December 10, 1937(1937-12-10) (aged 85)
Akron, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 11, 1871 for the Cleveland Forest Citys
Last MLB appearance
May 28, 1890 for the Syracuse Stars
Career statistics
Batting average .225
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 143

As player

As manager

Joseph V. Battin (November 1, 1851 – December 10, 1937) was a 19th-century Major League Baseball player. Battin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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.

Battin died at the age of 86 in Akron, Ohio, where he was buried at the Glendale Cemetery.[1]

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  1. ^ "Joe Battin Stats". Retrieved October 29, 2006.

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