John Titus

  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Philadelphia
  • Team: Phillies
  • League: National League

John Franklin Titus (1876-1943) was an outfielder for the Phillies and Boston Braves, 1903-13. He averaged .282 at the plate with a .373 OBP. His one place in the NL record book was for being hit by 16 pitches in 1909. In his 2nd game, snapped the Pirates’ 56 inning scoreless string with an RBI.

  • Titus’ trademarks were a taciturn manner and an ever-present toothpick
  • Two broken legs and a beaning put this speedy player out of the game before his time

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T201 Mecca Canvas: John Titus