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Frank Bowerman

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Frank Bowerman
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Frank Bowerman baseball card
Catcher/First baseman
Born: (1868-12-05)December 5, 1868
Romeo, Michigan
Died: November 30, 1948(1948-11-30) (aged 79)
Romeo, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 24, 1895 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
July 13, 1909 for the Boston Doves
Career statistics
Fielding percentage .965
Putouts 4,893
Assists 1,180
Batting average .250
Runs batted in 393
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Frank Eugene Bowerman (December 5, 1868 – November 30, 1948) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball with the Baltimore Orioles, the Pittsburgh Pirates, the New York Giants, and the Boston Doves, as well as a player-manager for the Doves in his last season in professional baseball. While always playing in the shadows of Wilbert Robinson and Roger Bresnahan, he was a solid player who could play any position in the diamond, and he even pitched an inning for the Giants in

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Bowerman was known for having a short fuse, as he repeatedly got into fights with players, umpires, and fans. In one such case in

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The Doves hired him as manager during the

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Bowerman died in his birthplace of Romeo, Michigan five days shy of his 80th birthday.

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