John Glenn

First baseman, Baseball Player

1850 – 1888

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Who was John Glenn?

John W. Glenn was an American Major League Baseball player for four different teams during his seven-year career.

On November 10, 1888, Glenn died from injuries sustained from being accidentally shot the week prior by a police officer in Sandy Hill, New York. Glenn was accused of robbery and rape of a 12-year old girl, and the Officer was attempting to protect him from a lynch mob.

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Born
Jan 1, 1850
Rochester
Profession
Lived in
  • Rochester
Died
Nov 10, 1888
Hudson Falls

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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