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Fred Beebe

Fred Beebe
Born: (1879-12-31)December 31, 1879
Lincoln, Nebraska
Died: October 30, 1957(1957-10-30) (aged 77)
Elgin, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1906, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1916, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 62–83
Earned run average 2.86
Strikeouts 634
Career highlights and awards

Frederick Leonard Beebe (December 31, 1879 – October 30, 1957) was a professional baseball player. He played for the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Indians.


Beebe played baseball for the Hyde Park High School in Chicago, Illinois and the University of Illinois.[1]

Beebe made his professional debut on April 17, 1906, and played Major League Baseball from 1906 to 1916.[2] In his rookie year, Beebe led the Major Leagues with 171 strikeouts. His career record was 62–83.

After leaving the league, he served as the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers college baseball team.[3]

See also


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External links

  • Early High School Baseball in Illinois
  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Baseball Almanac
  • 2011 Indiana baseball history & records

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