PLAYER #   D.O.B AGE SPORT BATTED THREW POSITION
Solly Hofman     Oct 28,1882   image description Right Right Outfielder

Arthur Frederick "Solly" Hofman (born October 29, 1882 in St. Louis, Missouri; died March 10, 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a Major League Baseball player from 1903 to 1916. He played the majority of his 1,175 professional games in the outfield.His nickname was "Circus Solly". Some attribute this name to a comic strip of the era, while others attribute it to spectacular catches while fielding.In the 1906 World Series, Hofman batted leadoff and played center field for the Chicago Cubs against their crosstown rivals, the Chicago White Sox. He had seven hits and three walks during the Series, batting .304.Hofman also was the Cubs' center fielder on Oct. 14, 1908 when they defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 to win the 1908 World Series. He hit .316 for the Series. It was the Cubs' last championship to date.He is considered by some to be the first great utility player in baseball due to his versatility. - Wikipedia

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Chicago Cubs 1911 1912
Pittsburgh Pirates 1912 1914
Brooklyn Tip-Tops 1914 1915
Buffalo Blues 1915 1916
Chicago Cubs 1916 1916
New York Yankees 1916 1916
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