|Died: September 28, 1906 (aged 48)
|June 27, 1884, for the Kansas City Cowboys|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 5, 1884, for the Kansas City Cowboys|
Matthew Sheldon Porter (1858 – September 28, 1906), was an American Major League Baseball player who, for a short time in 1884, managed and played for the Kansas City Cowboys of the Union Association. During his 16 games as manager, his team won three games and lost 13. He inserted himself into the line-up three times, all in center field, and produced one hit, a double, in 12 at bats.
- "SABR Biographical Research Committee July/August 2003 Report" (PDF). sabr.org. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
- "Matthew Porter's Statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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