|Catcher, First baseman|
|Born: August 1879|
Clay Center, Kansas
|Died: August 26, 1942|
|[[1907 in baseball|1907 ]], for the Chicago Union Giants|
|1916, for the Chicago Giants|
Tim Samuel Strothers (August 1879 - August 26,1942) was an American baseball catcher and first baseman in the pre-Negro leagues.
For several years,he played for the Chicago Leland Giants and the Chicago Giants.
Strothers died in Chicago on August 26,1942,at the age of 63. He is buried at Mount Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood,Illinois.
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