Rabbit Robinson

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Rabbit Robinson
Image from Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Infielder / Outfielder
Born: March 5, 1882
Wellsburg, West Virginia
Died: April 9, 1915(1915-04-09) (aged 33)
Waterbury, Connecticut
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1903, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
June 9, 1910, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .223
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 58

William Clyde "Rabbit" Robinson (March 5, 1882 – April 8, 1915), was a Major League Baseball player who played 3 seasons in the major leagues for the Washington Senators (1903), Detroit Tigers (1904), and Cincinnati Reds (1910). Robinson played in 206 games, 64 as a second baseman, 54 as a shortstop, 50 as an outfielder, and 33 as a third baseman. Robinson had a .223 career batting average and a .294 on-base percentage, with 156 hits, 71 runs scored, 63 bases on balls, 30 stolen bases, and 38 extra base hits. Rabbit Robinson died in 1915 at age 33. He was born in Wellsburg, West Virginia and died in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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