Matthew Porter

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Matthew Porter
Matthew Porter (baseball).jpg
Center fielder/Manager
Born: 1858
New York
Died: September 28, 1906 (aged 48)
Pijijiapan, Mexico
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
June 27, 1884, for the Kansas City Cowboys
Last MLB appearance
July 5, 1884, for the Kansas City Cowboys
MLB statistics
Games played 3
At bats 12
Batting average .083

As Player

As Manager

Matthew Sheldon Porter (1858 – September 28, 1906),[1] 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.[2] 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.[2]

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  1. ^ "SABR Biographical Research Committee July/August 2003 Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Matthew Porter's Statistics". Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

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