John Castle (baseball)
June 1, 1879|
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
|Died: April 13, 1929
|April 25, 1910, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 10, 1910, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
After his appearance in Major League Baseball, he was a player-manager in the minor leagues for nine seasons beginning in 1911 with the Steubenville Stubs in Steubenville, Ohio. In 1912 he moved to the Lancaster Lanks in Lancaster, Ohio. On June 18, 1912, the team moved to Atlantic City, New Jersey to represent Atlantic City in the Tri-State League. Castle continued there in 1913, after which the team disbanded. In 1914, he was player-manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania. From 1915 to 1916 he was with the Quincy Gems in Quincy, Illinois. In 1917 he moved to the Hannibal Mules in Hannibal, Missouri. In 1919 he was with the Rockford Rox in Rockford, Illinois. His minor league career ended in 1920 with the Wilson Bugs in Wilson, North Carolina.
In 1928, he was head coach of the Saint Joseph's Hawks baseball team.
- Baseball Reference, 1911 Steubenville Stubs.
- Baseball Reference, Lancaster Lanks.
- Baseball Reference, 1912 Lancaster/Atlantic City Lanks.
- Baseball Reference, 1913 Atlantic City.
- Baseball Reference, 1914 Allentown.
- Baseball Reference, 1916 Quincy Gems.
- Baseball Reference, 1915 Quincy Gems.
- Baseball Reference, 1917 Hannibal Mules.
- Baseball Reference, 1919 Rockford Rox.
- Baseball Reference, 1920 Wilson Bugs.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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