Jake Beckley

Birthdate 8/4/1867
Death Date 6/25/1918
Debut Year 1888
Year of Induction 1971
Teams Cardinals, Giants, Pirates, Reds
Position First Base

Jake Beckley set a record by playing in 2,380 games at first base from 1888-1907. The record stood until Eddie Murray broke the record in 1994.

In the collection:

Jake Beckley's HoF plaque

Jake Beckley's HoF plaque

With a debut year of 1888 and having died in 1918, Jake Beckley remains elusive for even the most advanced autograph collectors.  Jake Beckley’s autograph is not in the collection at this time.

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