- Card series: Beginnings: 1880's
- City: St. Louis
- Team: Browns (AA)
- League: American Association
Walter Arlington Latham (1860-1952). Nicknamed “The Freshest Man on Earth” for his comedic personality, Latham was a 3rd baseman for 6 teams over 17 seasons & is credited as the 1st full-time base coach in history. Latham’s antics of distraction while coaching 3rd base inspired Major League Baseball to implement the coaching box.
- At age 49, became the oldest player to steal a base
- Ranks 8th all-time in SBs: 739
- Holds career record for errors at 3rd base: 822