George Wood

  • Card series: Beginnings: 1880's
  • City: Philadelphia
  • Team: Quakers
  • League: National League
  • Hall: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

George “Dandy” Wood (1858-1924). Born on Prince Edward Island in Canada, Wood played 13 professional seasons for 7 different teams. Primarily a left fielder, he served as player/manager for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1891. “Dandy” compiled 1,467 Hits and had a .273 lifetime batting average.

  • 1st Detroit player to hit for cycle: 6.13.85
  • Lead NL in HRs & Triples in 1892
  • The 8th Canadian to reach the majors, Wood was elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011

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