Doc Bushong biography

Doc Bushong

Baseball Player

1856 – 1908

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Who was Doc Bushong?

Albert John Bushong, D.D.S, known as Doc Bushong, was a catcher in Major League Baseball. Bushong also made appearances as an umpire and after his retirement from baseball, he practiced as a dentist. Some sources credit him with the invention of the catcher's mitt.

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Born
Sep 15, 1856
Philadelphia
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
Died
Aug 19, 1908
Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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