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Wagner, John Peter (Honus; the Flying Dutchman)

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Born: 1874 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Baseball Player

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1874 - Born on the 24th of February in Chartiers, Pennsylvania.

 

1897 - Played For Louisville Colonels Pittsburgh.

 

1900 - He played Primary Team Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

1905 - He became the first baseball player to have his signature branded into a Louisville Slugger baseball bat.

 

1917 - Managed Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

1936 - One of the Hall of Fame's five original inductees.

 

1955 - He died at the age of 81 on 6th of December at Carnegie, Pennsylvania.


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