|Born:February 14, 1879|
New York City
|Died: September 13, 1949 70) (aged|
Bronx, New York
|August 10, 1901, for the Washington Senators|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 2, 1910, for the Brooklyn Superbas|
|Runs batted in||232|
|Career highlights and awards|
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