Joseph Edward Adams
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.
- Debut April 26, 1902
- Final Game April 26, 1902
- Born October 28, 1877 in Cowden, IL USA
- Died October 8, 1952 in Bachelor, MO USA
Joe "Wagon Tongue" Adams pitched one game for the 1902 St. Louis Cardinals, allowing six runs (four earned) in four innings. He also played for the Springfield Reds of the Missouri Valley League that season. Wagon Tongue later managed in the minors from 1907-1908 and again in 1911.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1907||Pana Coal Miners||Eastern Illinois League||51-70||7th|
|1908||Shelbyville Queen Citys||Eastern Illinois League||52-43||3rd||--||Team disbanded August 20|
|1911||Taylorville Christians||Illinois-Missouri League||--||--||replaced Fred Donovan / Replaced by R.M. "Oscar" Denny|