Lew Whistler

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Lew Whistler
First baseman
Born: (1868-03-10)March 10, 1868
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: December 30, 1959(1959-12-30) (aged 91)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 7, 1890, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
June 15, 1893, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average .244
Runs 150
Runs batted in 133
Teams

Lewis W. Whistler, born as Lewis Wissler, (March 10, 1868 – December 30, 1959), was an American Major League Baseball player who played the majority of his career as a first baseman. In his four-season career, he played for the New York Giants (1890–1891), Baltimore Orioles (1892), Louisville Colonels (1893), and St. Louis Browns. His major league totals include: 272 games played, 1014 at bats, and a .244 batting average. Whistler died in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 91, and is interred at Bethany Cemetery in Pagedale, Missouri.

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