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April 17, 1852 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cap Anson, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (NL batting champion 1881, 88; 8 × NL RBI leader; Chicago White Stockings / Colts), born in Marshalltown, Iowa (d. 1922)
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