Charlie Eden

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Charles M. Eden

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 173 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Charlie Eden played four years in the majors, achieving some success in 1879, with the Cleveland Blues and 1884 with the Pittsburgh Alleghenys due his ability to hit for some power. He led the National League in doubles in 1879.

Eden was mostly an outfielder but pitched in a few games and was also occasionally a left-handed third baseman or catcher.

One source says he played for Winona and St. Paul in 1877. League Alliance 1877

The book Cleveland, The Making of a City, says that Eden was on a professional team in Cleveland that was formed in 1878.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • NL Doubles Leader (1879)

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