- June 1, 1899
- 5' 11"
- 175 lbs
- Major League Debut:
- 4-22-1925 with PIT
First baseman Al Niehaus was in the majors in 1925, hitting .275 in 68 games. He played in the minors from 1921-29 (other than in 1925), hitting over .300 several times.
Niehaus first spent three years in the Florida State League, with a peak of .364 in 1923. The rest of his minor league career was in the Sally League and the Southern Association, with a .366 average in 1924 with Chattanooga before he came to the majors.
He died of pneumonia in 1931.
On October 22, 2006, Detroit starter Kenny Rogers is embroil ...
On October 22, 1992, legendary broadcaster Red Barber dies a ...
On October 22, 1986, Gary Carter blasted a pair of home runs ...
- Al Niehaus