Jack Rowe

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Birthday
8, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 25, 1911 (54)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 25, 1911 (54)

About

Former baseball player known for being a member of the famed "Big Four" group of hitters who led the Detroit Wolverines to a 1887 World Series victory. He was also a player, manager and part-owner with the Buffalo Bisons.

Before Fame

He played in the Northwestern League until the league's demise in 1878, at which point he signed with the National League team the Buffalo Bisons.

Trivia

He owned and operated a popular cigar store in Buffalo following his retirement from baseball. The store became a hotspot for local athletes.

Family Life

His brother, Dave Rowe, was a player and manager in the major leagues from 1877 to 1888.

Associated With

He and Deacon White are two members of the renowned "Big Four" collection of hitters in Detroit.