John Bass (baseball)

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John Bass
Shortstop
Born: July 22, 1848
Charleston, South Carolina
Died: (1888-09-25)September 25, 1888 (40)
Denver, Colorado
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 4, 1871, for the Cleveland Forest Citys
Last MLB appearance
August 20, 1877, for the Hartford Dark Blues
MLB statistics
Batting average.290
Home runs3
Runs batted in19
Teams
  National Association of Base Ball Players
  National Association of Professional BBP

John Elias Bass (1848 – September 25, 1888) was an American professional baseball player who played shortstop in the major leagues from 1871-1877. He played for the Cleveland Forest Citys, Brooklyn Atlantics, and Hartford Dark Blues.

In 1871, he led the National Association in triples with ten.[1]

He is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Denver, CO.

Grave stone in the Riverside cemetery in Denver Colorado.
Grave stone in the Riverside cemetery in Denver Colorado.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Bass". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-01-25.

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