Live Oak Taylor
|Live Oak Taylor|
|Born: February 3, 1851|
|Died: February 19, 1888 (aged 37)|
San Francisco, California
|August 21, 1877, for the Hartford Dark Blues|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 30, 1884, for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys|
|Runs batted in||8|
George Edward "Live Oak" Taylor (February 3, 1851 – February 19, 1888) was an American professional baseball outfielder. Most famous for serving as a substitute with the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first all-professional team, on their west coast road trip in the latter half of that season, he later went on to play three seasons in Major League Baseball. He played 2 games in 1877 with the Hartford Dark Blues, 24 games in 1879 with the Troy Trojans, and 41 games in 1884 with the Pittsburgh Alleghenys.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Guschov, Stephen (1998). The Red Stockings of Cincinnati. Jefferson, N. C.: McFarland & Co.
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