John Peltz

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John Peltz
Born: (1861-04-23)April 23, 1861
New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: February 27, 1906(1906-02-27) (aged 44)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1884, for the Indianapolis Hoosiers
Last MLB appearance
October 13, 1890, for the Toledo Maumees
MLB statistics
Batting average .224
Home runs 4
Runs scored 106

John Peltz (April 23, 1861 – February 27, 1906) was a professional baseball player in the 19th century. Peltz first played with the Indianapolis Hoosiers, in 1884 at the age of 23. He batted .219 and surrendered 38 errors in the outfield. Peltz did not appear in major league baseball until 1890, except for a brief one-game appearance in 1888 with the Baltimore Orioles. In 1890, his last year in the major leagues, he played with three teams, the Brooklyn Gladiators, Syracuse Stars, and the Toledo Maumees. He would continue to play with various minor league clubs until 1893, retiring with the Montgomery Colts. Peltz had a career batting average of .224. He died in New Orleans on February 27, 1906, at the age of 44.