Jack Glasscock

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Birthday
20, 1857
Birthplace
Wheeling, WV
Death Date
Feb 24, 1947 (89)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1857
Birthplace
Wheeling, WV
Death Date
Feb 24, 1947 (89)

About

Played shortstop in the 19th century, in the early years when baseball was still played without gloves.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at an early age to become a carpenter.

Trivia

He is credited for several innovative defensive measures.

Family Life

He and his wife Rhoda had two sons and one daughter.

Associated With

He held the record for most putouts by a shortstop until it was broken by Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith.