Fred Snodgrass

Birthdate 10/19/1887
Death Date 4/5/1974
Debut Year 1908
Year of Induction
Teams Braves, Giants
Position Center Field

Centerfielder Fred Snodgrass played in 3 World Series for John McGraw‘s NY Giants and is best known for dropping a fly ball in the 1912 Fall Classic. 

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Fred Snodgrass 1955 handwritten letter - he's glad the Bums won the World Series

Fred Snodgrass 1955 handwritten letter - he's glad the Bums won the World Series

Fred Snodgrass had a fine big league career that spanned nearly a decade and included three consecutive trips to the World Series. A versatile defender, Snodgress played every position but pitcher though the majority of his games were in centerfield. It was there that a singular play defined his bas

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