John Dodge (baseball)

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John Lewis Dodge
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John Dodge playing for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1913.
Third base
Born: (1889-04-27)April 27, 1889
Bolivar, Tennessee
Died: June 19, 1916(1916-06-19) (aged 27)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
August 29, 1912, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last appearance
October 5, 1913, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .215
Hits 90
Runs 38
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 48
Teams

John Lewis Dodge (April 27, 1889 – June 19, 1916) was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball from 1912 until 1913. He made his debut on August 29, 1912 for the Philadelphia Phillies. He was traded to the Cincinnati Reds on June 3, 1913, and played his last game for the Reds on October 5 of that year. He died in Mobile, Alabama after being hit by a pitch in a minor league baseball game.

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Dodge was a third baseman, but also played short stop and second base early in his career as a Philadelphia Phillie. After he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds for Beals Becker, Dodge played all of his games at third base. In 1913, Dodge was third in errors committed by a third baseman in the National League.

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