Jake Beckley

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Birthday
4, 1867
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 25, 1918 (50)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1867
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 25, 1918 (50)

About

MLB player who tallied 2,930 hits during his 20-year career.

Before Fame

He played semi-pro baseball in Missouri before signing his first contract.

Trivia

He recorded more putouts as a first baseman than anyone in MLB history.

Family Life

He was married twice; his first wife Molly died shortly after their marriage.

Associated With

He once tried to trick Hall of Fame player Honus Wagner by tagging him out with a hidden ball.