John peter honus wagner, shortstop, pittsburgh, national league photograph shows honus wagner, full-length, facing front, wearing pittsburgh baseball team uniform and glove, poised to catch a baseball library of congress. Honus wagner house april 28th, 2010 most people in the united states know john peter “honus” wagner as the player whose name and image appeared on the legendary t-206 tobacco card, the most valuable baseball card ever printed. He was john peter wagner, aka honus, aka hans, aka the flying dutchman, a deadly hitter, sure-handed fielder, and one of the best base stealers who ever lacked on spikes consistently rated as the best overall shortstop in baseball history, wagner played for 21 seasons (1897-17), hit 300 or above 17 straight years, and did not know what a 200.
Brother of john peter hans (honus) wagner, shortstop for pittsburg pirates and baseball hall of fame shortstop bill owned and operated the wagner barbershop on the second floor of the bank building in danville brother of john peter hans (honus) wagner, shortstop for pittsburg pirates and baseball. Honus wagner played for the louisville colonels (1897-1899) and the pittsburgh pirates (1900-1917, 5 games as player-manager in 1917) after his playing career, wagner served as a coach for the pirates (1933-1951. Honus wagner, byname of john peter wagner, also called the flying dutchman, (born feb 24, 1874, mansfield [now carnegie], pa, us—died dec 6, 1955, carnegie, pa), american professional baseball player, one of the first five men elected to the baseball hall of fame (1936) he is generally considered the greatest shortstop in baseball history and is regarded by some as the finest all. I have a honus wagner honus wagner ss john peter wagner pittsburg t206 baseball cards t206 collect t206 rare for sale buy my cards save my fucking life, or help me collect the t206 monster plus.
Johannes peter honus wagner (pronounced /ˈhɒnəs ˈwæɡnər/ february 24, 1874 – december 6, 1955), nicknamed the flying dutchman due to his superb speed and german heritage, was an american major league baseball shortstop who played in the national league from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the pittsburgh pirates. Honus wagner aka john peter wagner pittsburgh shortstop on valuable baseball card birthplace: carnegie, pa location of death: carnegie, pa cause of death: unspecified remains: buried, jeffe one of the best shortstops to play the game his baseball card, printed by the piedmont cigarette company, is the most prized of all cards and it is the first card to sell in. Wagner was born in mansfield, pennsylvania, on february 24, 1874, one of nine children born to peter and katheryn (wolf) wagner, who had immigrated to western pennsylvania from germany's bavaria in 1866 big, clumsy, and bowlegged from birth, wagner was called honus (a german term often applied to awkward children) by his family. View honus wagner's page at the baseball hall of fame (plaque, photos, videos) rookie status: exceeded rookie limits during 1897 season full name: john peter wagner.
Honus wagner, actor: spring fever american baseball player, born in mansfield (now carnegie), pennsylvania his real name was john peter wagner he played semi-professional ball in ohio and was given a contract (1896) by the paterson, new jersey, club before entering (1897) major-league play with the louisville (kentucky) club of the national league, hans (a nickname also much. His real name was john peter wagner he played semi-professional ball in ohio and was given a contract (1896) by the paterson, new jersey, club before entering (1897) major-league play with the louisville (kentucky) club of the national league, hans (a nickname also much used) soon anchored himself at shortstop with the pirates. Somewhat forgotten today, john peter “honus” wagner was wracking up the last of his then-record 3,420 hits on many “all-time” lists today the pittsburgh pirates star is still considered.
John peter “honus” wagner when considering who is the all-time best in any given profession it is natural to focus on more recent figures this is especially true of sports. Johannes peter honus wagner (/ ˈ h ɒ n ə s ˈ w æ ɡ n ər / february 24, 1874 – december 6, 1955), sometimes referred to as hans wagner, was an american baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in major league baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the pittsburgh pirates. John peter wagner generally played under the name honus wagner i’ve heard his name pronounced both with a long “o” and a short “o” wagner played the first three seasons of his career with the louisville colonels of the national league.
John peter and albert were brothers- they had a brother charles b 11/1869 so heinie is not the same charles unless the baseball stats are wrong - so anyone know if the father , peter john wagner had a brother. Honus wagner obituary baseball almanac presents the actual word-for-word transcript from the obituary of honus wagner, taken from the new york times i name wagner first on my list, not only because he was a great batting champion and base-runner, and also baseball's foremost shortstop - but because honus could have been first at any other. Honus wagner is john peter wagner he was born in carnegie, pa feb 1874 and died dec 6, 1955 his father was peter john wagner who was born in dirmingen, germany about 1866.
Biographical info full name: john peter wagner position: shortstop, outfield, first base, third base bats: right throws: right born: february 24, 1874 place of birth: chartiers, pa debut: july 19, 1897 (23) last game: september 17, 1917 (43) died: december 6, 1955 (43) hof induction: 1936 teams & awards teams: louisville colonels, pittsburgh. John peter “honus” wagner, shortstop, pittsburgh, national baseball league, library of congress online photographs catalog (whole-body shot of honus wagner in position to field a ground ball. Johannes peter “honus” wagner (1874-1955) became a major league baseball player because of his older brother, albert, considered best player in the wagner family, when he coaxed his steubenville, ohio team to take a look at honus when the team was decimated with injuries. Johannes peter honus wagner (/ ˈ h ɒ n ə s ˈ w æ ɡ n ər / february 24, 1874 – december 6, 1955) was an american major league baseball shortstophe was nicknamed the flying dutchman because he was german and very fast he played in the national league from 1897 to 1917 he played for the louisville colonels for two years, and then for the pittsburgh pirates for 17 years.