- Card series: Beginnings: 1880's
- City: Brooklyn
- Team: Bridegrooms
- League: American Association
Albert John Bushong (1856-1908). A poor hitter, Doc’s 16 year career and presence on 5 pennant winning teams are evidence of his defensive prowess. Bushong was so highly regarded that he was one of the first baseball players to endorse a product and even had a town in Kansas named for him: Bushong, Kansas: pop. 34.
- 5x pennant winner
- Some sources credit him with the invention of the catcher’s mitt
- Earned the nickname Doc because he was a dentist