Abner Dalrymple

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Birthday
9, 1857
Birthplace
Gratiot, WI
Death Date
Jan 25, 1939 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1857
Birthplace
Gratiot, WI
Death Date
Jan 25, 1939 (81)

About

Left fielder for the Chicago White Stockings who was one of the best power hitters of the deadball era.

Before Fame

He broke into the major leagues with Milwaukee, and joined the White Stockings in 1879, staying for the next seven years among the league leaders in home runs.

Trivia

His reputation for hitting home runs was so prevalent that in 1891 he was intentionally walked with the bases loaded - the first time this was done.

Family Life

He was born in Gratiot, Wisconsin.

Associated With

The feats of slugging he accomplished in the American League, Cy Williams had in the National League.