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Encyclopedia > Bobby Wallace (baseball player)
Bobby Wallace of the St. Louis Browns at South Side Park in 1903.

Rhoderick John "Bobby" Wallace (November 4, 1873 - November 3, 1960) was a Major League Baseball pitcher, infielder, manager, umpire and scout. Bobby Wallace of the St. ... Bobby Wallace of the St. ... (For the 1901-02 American League team known as the Baltimore Orioles, see New York Yankees. ... South Side Park was the name used for three different baseball parks that formerly stood in Chicago, Illinois at different times, and whose sites were all just a few blocks away from each other. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... An infielder is a baseball player who plays on the infield, the dirt portion of a baseball diamond between first base and third base. ... New York Yankees manager Joe Torre returning to the dugout (September 2005). ... Home plate umpire Gary Darling signals that the last pitch was a strike In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and meting out discipline. ... Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. ...


Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wallace made his major league debut in 1894 as a starting pitcher with the Cleveland Spiders. After going 12-14 in 1895, Wallace began seeing time in the outfield as well as on the mound in 1896. In 1897 Wallace's transition to an everyday player was completed as he became the team's full-time third baseman, batted .335 and drove in 112 runs. Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... See also: 1893 in sports, other events of 1894, 1895 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing First contest organised in Paris. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... The Cleveland Spiders were a Major League Baseball team which played between 1887 and 1899 in Cleveland, Ohio. ... See also: 1894 in sports, other events of 1895, 1896 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing First real autorace, from Paris to Bordeaux. ... See also: 1895 in sports, other events of 1896, 1897 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford Cricket The Ashes - England win 3 test series 2-1 County Cricket Championship - Yorkshire Ice Hockey Winnipeg Victorias win their 1st Stanley Cup... See also: 1896 in sports, other events of 1897, 1898 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing January 31 - The first known organized hillclimbing race was held in France from Nice to La Turbie. ... The position of the third baseman Third base redirects here. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ...


In 1899, Wallace moved to the St. Louis Perfectos (renamed the Cardinals in 1900) and changed position again, this time to shortstop. He once again had a solid offensive season, hitting .295 with 108 RBI and 12 home runs (second in the league behind Buck Freeman's 25). Wallace jumped teams again in 1902, when he joined the St. Louis Browns. His playing time began deteriorating a decade later and he didn't play more than 55 games in any season after 1913. He moved back to the Cardinals in 1917 and retired after the 1918 season. He retired with a .268 batting average, 1059 runs, 34 home runs, 1121 RBI and 201 stolen bases. See also: 1898 in sports, other events of 1899, 1900 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Baseball The Brooklyn Superbas Finish 1st in National League with many of the original Baltimore Orioles stars including Ned Hanlon, Willie Keeler, Hughie Jennings and Joe Kelley. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... See also: 1899 in sports, other events of 1900, 1901 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Ice Hockey Montreal Shamrocks defeat Halifax to win their 2nd straight Stanley Cup. ... The position of the shortstop Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... John Frank Buck Freeman (October 30, 1871 – June 25, 1949) was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball at the turn of the 20th century. ... See also: 1901 in sports, other events of 1902, 1903 in sports and the list of years in sports. // American Football January 1 - The first Rose Bowl game is played in Pasadena, California December 28 - The first indoor professional American football game is played in New York City at Madison... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... See also: 1912 in sports, other events of 1913, 1914 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Baseball The Brooklyn Dodgers the John McGraws New York Giants to win the World Series Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League - Fitzroy wins the 17th VFL Premiership (Fitzroy 7. ... See also: 1916 in sports, 1918 in sports and the list of years in sports. Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League - Collingwood wins the 21st VFL Premiership (Collingwood 9. ... See also: 1917 in sports, 1919 in sports and the list of years in sports. Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League - South Melbourne wins the 22nd VFL Premiership (South Melbourne 9. ... In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances safely around all three bases and returns safely to home plate. ... The all-time stolen base leader, Rickey Henderson, swipes third in 1988. ...


Wallace managed and umpired when his playing time diminished. He managed the 1911 and 1912 Cardinals and part of the 1937 Cincinnati Reds season, compiling 62 wins and 154 losses for a .287 winning percentage. Upon retiring, he also became a scout. See also: 1910 in sports, 1912 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing January 21 - The first Monte Carlo motor rally May 30 - At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first Indianapolis 500 ends with Ray Harroun becoming the first winner of the 500-mile auto race. ... See also: 1911 in sports, 1913 in sports and the list of years in sports. Baseball April 20: The Boston Red Sox open in the new Fenway Park with a 7-6, 11-inning win over the New York Highlanders before 27,000. ... See also: 1936 in sports, other events of 1937, 1938 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing Wally Parks founds the Road Runners Club, considered to be the start of organized drag racing. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront...


Wallace was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... See also: 1952 in sports, other events of 1953, 1954 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Herb Thomas AAA Racing: Bill Vukovich won the Indianapolis 500 Sam Hanks won the season driving championship Formula One Championship - Alberto Ascari of Italy 24 hours of...


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Preceded by
Jack O'Connor
St. Louis Browns Managers
1911-1912
Succeeded by
George Stovall
Preceded by
Chuck Dressen
Cincinnati Reds Manager
1937
Succeeded by
Bill McKechnie

 
 

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