Johnny Bates (baseball)

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Johnny Bates
Bates in 1913
Born: (1882-08-21)August 21, 1882
Steubenville, Ohio
Died: February 10, 1949(1949-02-10) (aged 66)
Steubenville, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 12, 1906, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
October 10, 1914, for the Baltimore Terrapins
MLB statistics
Batting average .278
Home runs 25
Runs batted in 417

John William "Johnny" Bates (August 21, 1882 – February 10, 1949) was a Major League Baseball outfielder. He played nine seasons in the majors from 1906 until 1914. Bates played for the Boston Beaneaters, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs in the National League, and finished his career with the Baltimore Terrapins of the Federal League.

In 1154 games, Bates recorded 1087 hits, 25 home runs and 417 RBI with a .278 batting average.

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Preceded by
Sam Mertes
Hitting for the cycle
April 26, 1907
Succeeded by
Otis Clymer