Born: (1857-10-08)October 8, 1857
Died: April 17, 1883(1883-04-17) (aged 25)
August 5, 1876, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 9, 1876, for the Boston Red Caps
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. He played one game in the outfield for the 1876 Philadelphia Athletics and 11 games as a catcher for the 1880 Boston Red Caps. He died in his hometown of Boston at the age of 25 of consumption, and is interred at Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline, Massachusetts.
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