John Bergh

John Bergh

Catcher

Born: (1857-10-08)October 8, 1857
Boston, Massachusetts

Died: April 17, 1883(1883-04-17) (aged 25)
Boston, Massachusetts

Batted: Unknown
Threw: Unknown

MLB debut

August 5, 1876, for the Philadelphia Athletics

Last MLB appearance

June 9, 1876, for the Boston Red Caps

MLB statistics

Batting average
.182

Hits
8

At bats
44

Teams

Philadelphia Athletics (1876)
Boston Red Caps (1880)

John Baptist Bergh (October 8, 1857 – April 17, 1883) was an American professional baseball player from Boston, Massachusetts.[1] He played one game in the outfield for the 1876 Philadelphia Athletics and 11 games as a catcher for the 1880 Boston Red Caps.[1] He died in his hometown of Boston at the age of 25 of consumption, and is interred at Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline, Massachusetts.[1][2]
References[edit]

^ a b c “John Bergh”. retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
^ “Too Young To Die”. thedeadballera.com. TheDeadBallEra. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 

External links[edit]

Baseball Reference.com page

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