- Card series: Pioneer Portraits II: 1875-1899
- City: Boston
- Team: Beaneaters
- League: National League
William Mitchell Nash (1865-1929) played for 15 years as a third baseman, primarily in Boston. He managed the Phillies in ’96. He achieved a lifetime BA of .275 with a high of .295 for the ’87 Beaneaters. As manager, Nash scouted and recruited Nap Lajoie to Philadelphia.
- Bill James ranked Nash #49 all-time third basemen
- Sporting Life touted his $7,500 total compensation in ’91 as money well-spent