Live Oak Taylor

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Live Oak Taylor
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Center fielder
Born: (1851-02-03)February 3, 1851
Belfast, Maine
Died: February 19, 1888(1888-02-19) (aged 37)
San Francisco, California
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
August 21, 1877, for the Hartford Dark Blues
Last MLB appearance
July 30, 1884, for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys
MLB statistics
Batting average.218
Runs batted in8

George Edward "Live Oak" Taylor (February 3, 1851 – February 19, 1888) was an American professional baseball outfielder. Most famous for serving as a substitute with the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first all-professional team, on their west coast road trip in the latter half of that season, he later went on to play three seasons in Major League Baseball. He played 2 games in 1877 with the Hartford Dark Blues, 24 games in 1879 with the Troy Trojans, and 41 games in 1884 with the Pittsburgh Alleghenys.