John Bischoff (baseball)
Born: October 28, 1894|
Died: December 28, 1981 (aged 87)|
Granite City, Illinois
|April 18, 1925 for the Chicago White Sox|
Last MLB appearance
|September 22, 1926 for the Boston Red Sox|
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- REDIRECT Template:Baseball year. Listed at 5' 7", 165 lb., Bischoff batted and threw right-handed. He was affectionately nicknamed "Smiley".
A native of Granite City, Illinois, Bischoff was one of the first foreign ballplayers to play in Cuban baseball as a member of the Habana BBC in 1923. He reached the majors in 1925 with the Chicago White Sox, appearing in seven games with them before moving to the Boston Red Sox during the midseason. In part of two major league seasons, he was a .262 hitter (71-for-271) with one home run and 35 RBI in 107 games, including 20 runs, 20 doubles, three triples, and two stolen bases.
Bischoff died in his home town of Granite City at the age of 87.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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