John Glenn (1870s outfielder)
|Born: January , 1850|
Rochester, New York
|Died: November 10, 1888 (aged 38)|
Sandy Hill, New York
|May 13, 1871, for the Washington Olympics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1877, for the Chicago White Stockings|
|Runs batted in||157|
On November 10, 1888, Glenn died from injuries sustained from being accidentally shot the week prior by a police officer in Sandy Hill, New York. Glenn was accused of robbery and rape of a 12-year-old girl, and the Officer was attempting to protect him from a lynch mob.
- Conner, Floyd (2002). Baseball's Most Wanted™: The Top 10 Book of the National Pastime's Outrageous Offenders, Lucky Bounces, and Other Oddities. Potomac Books, Inc. ISBN 9781574882292.
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