Rowdy Elliott

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Rowdy Elliott
Rowdy Elliott (1) Portland Beavers.jpeg
Born: (1890-07-08)July 8, 1890
Kokomo, Indiana
Died: February 12, 1934(1934-02-12) (aged 43)
San Francisco, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 24, 1910, for the Boston Doves
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1920, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 44

Harold Bell Elliott [Rowdy] (July 8, 1890 – February 12, 1934) was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Doves, Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Robins in parts of five seasons spanning 1910–1920. Listed at 5' 9", 160 lb., Elliott batted and threw right handed. He was born in Kokomo, Indiana.[1]

Elliott spent 23 years in baseball between 1907 and 1929, which included his five in the majors and 20 in the minor leagues, while losing most of 1918 went he joined the U.S. Navy during World War I conflict.[2]

Elliott died at the age of 43 at Harbor Hospital in San Francisco, California from injuries received in a fall from an apartment house window. The circumstances of his death are still a mystery.[3]


  1. ^ entry
  2. ^ Baseball Reference Bullpen Biography
  3. ^ Russo, Frank (2006). Bury My Heart at Cooperstown: Salacious, Sad, and Surreal Deaths in the History of Baseball. United States: Triumph Books. p. 272. ISBN 1572438223. 

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