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Albert Goodwill Spalding

Born: September 2, 1850
Byron, Illinois
Died: September 9, 1915(1915-09-09) (aged 65)
San Diego, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
May 5, 1871 for the Boston Red Stockings
Last MLB appearance
August 31, 1878 for the Chicago White Stockings
Career statistics
Win-Loss record     253–65
ERA     2.14
Batting average     .313
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Rockford Forest Citys (1866–1870)
  League Player
Boston Red Stockings (1871–1875)
Chicago White Stockings (1876–1878)
  League Manager
Chicago White Stockings (1876–1877)
Career highlights and awards
  • National Association pennant: 1872–1875
  • National League pennant: 1876
Member of the National
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Induction     1939
Election Method     Veteran's Committee
This article is about the baseball player and manager. For the violinist, see Albert Spalding (violinist).

Albert Goodwill Spalding (born September 2, 1850 in Byron, IllinoisSeptember 9, 1915 in Point Loma, California) was a professional baseball player, manager and co-founder of A.G. Spalding sporting goods company.

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