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Encyclopedia > Elmer Bowman

Elmari Wilhelm Bowman (March 19, 1897 - December 17, 1985) was a Major League Baseball player for the Washington Senators in August of 1920. The 23-year-old rookie made two pinch-hitting appearances for the Senators and did not play in the field, so his position is not known. March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A player of a game is a participant therein. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,6,14,29,34 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Senators or Nationals (1901-1960) *Nickname originally Nationals; alternate nickname Senators gained favor over the years but was not acknowledged on uniforms until 1959... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Both of Bowman's appearances took place on the road. His major league debut on August 3, 1920 was against the Cleveland Indians at League Park. His second and last appearance, six days later, was against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park. Bowman was 0-for-1 with a walk in his two games, giving him an on base percentage of .500. He also scored one run. A major league debut is the first official game a baseball player gets into at the major league level. ... This article is becoming very long. ... League Park was a baseball stadium located in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2,3,4,9,11,16,19,72 Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) White Stockings <no city in official name, but based in Chicago> (1901-1903) Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991–present) Comiskey... Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is used in baseball to track the performance of pitchers and batters. ... In baseball statistics, on base percentage (OBP) (sometimes referred to as on base average (OBA)) is a measure of how often a batter gets to first base for any reason other than a fielding error or a fielders choice. ... In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances safely around all three bases and returns safely to home plate. ...


His manager on the Senators was future Hall of Famer Clark Griffith. Notable teammates who would one day be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame were Walter Johnson and Sam Rice. In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager (or more formally, the field manager); this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... 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... Clark Griffith of the Chicago White Sox at the West Side Grounds in 1902. ... 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... Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887-December 10, 1946), American professional baseball pitcher. ... Edgar Charles Sam Rice (February 20, 1890 - October 13, 1974) was a Major League Baseball player. ...


Bowman passed away in Los Angeles, California at the age of 88. Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ...


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View Elmer Bowman's uniforms at Dressed to the Nines
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Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Music Pioneers (A-M) / Texas Music History Tour (9585 words)
Louis Armstrong's 1927 recording of Bowman's "Twelfth Street Rag," was a precursor to the trumpeter's phrasing.
Besides Bowman's recorded version, there are more than 120 versions recorded by other artists.
Schools: Euday Bowman most likely attended grade school at Webb School or Loyd School in eastern Tarrant County.
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