June 12, 1884|
|Died: May 17, 1961
|October 3, 1905, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 25, 1916, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Career highlights and awards|
Franz Otto Knabe (June 12, 1884 – May 17, 1961), also known as "Dutch", was an American Major league second baseman from Carrick, Pennsylvania, who played for four different teams. Knabe received MVP votes in three-straight seasons, 1911-1913, as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies and during his time with the Phillies, he led the National League in sacrifice hits. He was the player-manager for the only two season the Baltimore Terrapins and the Federal League were in existence.
- Baseball Reference player page
- Riccaboni, Ian (September 15, 2015). "Otto Knabe". Phillies Nation Presents the 100 Greatest Phillies of All Time (Paperback) (First ed.). Glenside, PA: Phillies Nation. p. 2. ISBN 1515364798.
- Baseball Reference manager page
- Baseball Hall of Fame voting
- Baseball Almanac player page
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