Klondike Douglass

Klondike Douglass

Klondike Douglass
First baseman/Catcher
Born: (1872-05-10)May 10, 1872
Boston, Pennsylvania
Died: December 13, 1953(1953-12-13) (aged 81)
Bend, Oregon
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1896 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
April 16, 1904 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting Average .274
Home runs 10
Runs batted in 275

William Bingham "Klondike" Douglass (May 10, 1872 – December 13, 1953) was an American Major League Baseball player born in Boston, Pennsylvania, who split his time between first base, and at catcher for the St. Louis Browns and the Philadelphia Phillies from 1896 to 1904. A good hitter, he had a career batting average of .274, including a high of .329 in 1897. Klondike died at the age of 81 in Bend, Oregon.[1]


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)