Otto Vogel (minors)

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Otto Vogel

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Biographical Information[edit]

Otto Vogel was a minor league infielder in the Deadball Era.

Vogel hit .189 for the 1906 Bloomington Bloomers, making 45 errors at 2B. In 1907, he hit .277 for the Clinton Infants, tying Dick Egan and Tom Tennant for 8th in the Three-I League in hits (124). In the Deadball Era, the average was good for 4th or 5th in the loop. He split 1908 between the Terre Haute Hottentots (2 for 32) and the Memphis Egyptians (11 for 76). He batted .227 and slugged .318 for the 1909 Rock Island Islanders. He hit .220 for the 1910 Islanders. He improved to .283 in 1911 then hit .271 for the 1912 Springfield Senators. He split 1913 between the Danville Speakers (.287/?/.425, 16 3B) and Norfolk Tars (8 for 66). He tied Pat Flanagan for the Three-I Lead in triples.

Otto struggled (.173 AVG, .223 SLG, 0 3B) between Danville/the Moline Plowboys and the Davenport Blue Sox in 1914. In 1915, he was with the Rockford Wakes and Quincy Gems (.278/?/.392 in 28 G). During 1916, he was with the Clinton Pilots (.168 in 44 G) and Quincy (.231 in 66 G). He hit .202 and slugged .256 for the 1917 Rockford Rox to end his career.

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