- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
- Height 5' 7", Weight 150 lb.
- Debut October 5, 1889
- Final Game October 12, 1890
- Born August 30, 1864 in Butler, PA USA
- Died May 16, 1935 in Hampton, VA USA
Pete Weckbecker played one game in the majors in 1889 and then 32 more in 1890. His minor league career ran from at least 1886-1900. He managed at least four times in the minors.
Pete, as of 2011, is the only player in Major League history with a last name that starts with "Wec". The only minor leaguer that may threaten this title is Justin Wechsler, who played in independent baseball in 2006. Von Wechsberg is a retired minor leaguer whose surname began with "Wec".
"Pete Weckbecker has signed with Louisville, and I congratulate Manager Chapman on his latest acquisition to the catching department. Pete is a number one catcher, and, if he is not injured, like he was last season, will make a fine record. He is a good clean batter and base-runner and a fine thrower to bases." - Sporting Life's Burlington (IA) correspondent, May 3, 1890
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