Howard Lindimore

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Howard S. Lindimore

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Howard Lindimore was a minor league infielder for 16 years (1916-1917;1919-1927;1929-1933), losing all of 1918 to the Military and out of OB in 1928. Lindimore was born in December of 1893 and was 22 years old when he broke into OB in 1916 with Topeka in the Western League (WL) as a shortstop. He ended his career with Bartlesville in the WL in 1933 at the age of 39.

He played for the WL (1916-1917), the Western Association & Central Association (1917); the WL (1919-1920); the Pacific Coast League (PCL) (1921-1926); the Texas League (1926-1927); and the WL (1929-1933). He led the PCL in Runs Scored in 1924 (183). With the Wichita Aviators in 1930, Lindimore was 5th in the league in batting average (.341), third in hits (195) and fourth in runs (126).

He served in the United States Armed Forces during World War I (1918) (MLS). In 16 years in the minors, he played 2,111 games with 1,272 Runs, 2,392 Hits, 405 doubles, 102 triples, 62 homeruns, 142 stolen bases and a batting average of .306. He died at age 39 on 16 November 1933 in Oklahoma City OK.


Principal sources for Howard Lindimore include newspaper obituaries (OB), government records (VA,CM,CW), Sporting Life (SL), Baseball Digest, The Sporting News (TSN), The Sports Encyclopedia:Baseball 2006 by David Neft & Richard Cohen (N&C), old Who's Who in Baseballs (none) (WW), old Baseball Registers (none) (BR), TSN's Daguerreotypes (none) (DAG), The Historical Register, The Baseball Necrology by Bill Lee (BN), Pat Doyle's Professional Ballplayer DataBase(PD), The Baseball Library (BL); various Encyclopediae including The Official Encyclopedia of Baseball by Turkin & Thompson (T&T), MacMillan Baseball Encyclopedia (Mac), Total Baseball (TB), The Bill James Historical Abstract (BJ) and The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (LJ); Retrosheet (RS), The Baseball Chronology (BC), Baseball Page (BP), The Baseball Almanac (BA), Baseball Cube (B3), SABR's Minor League Baseball Stars, Volume I (MLS) and The Pacific Coast League: A Statistical History, 1903-1957 by Dennis Snelling (PCH) and obituaries at (DBE) as well as research by Reed Howard (RH), Pat Doyle (PD) and Frank Hamilton (FH).

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