John Bergh

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John Bergh
Catcher
Born: (1857-10-08)October 8, 1857
Boston, Massachusetts
Died: April 17, 1883(1883-04-17) (aged 25)
Boston, Massachusetts
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
August 5, 1876, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 9, 1876, for the Boston Red Caps
MLB statistics
Batting average .182
Hits 8
At bats 44
Teams

John Baptist Bergh (October 8, 1857 – April 17, 1883) was an American professional baseball player from Boston, Massachusetts.[1] He played one game in the outfield for the 1876 Philadelphia Athletics and 11 games as a catcher for the 1880 Boston Red Caps.[1] He died in his hometown of Boston at the age of 25 of consumption, and is interred at Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline, Massachusetts.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c "John Bergh". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". thedeadballera.com. TheDeadBallEra. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 

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