Henry Knight "Heinie" Groh (September 18, 1889 – August 22, 1968) was an American professional baseball player. He played as a third baseman in Major League Baseball, spending nearly his entire career with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was the National League's top third baseman in the late 1910s and early 1920s, and captained championship teams with the 1919 Reds and 1922 Giants. Renowned for his "bottle bat", he was an effective leadoff hitter, batting .300 four times and leading the league in doubles twice and in hits, runs and walks once each.

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  • Henry Knight "Heinie" Groh (September 18, 1889 – August 22, 1968) was an American professional baseball player. He played as a third baseman in Major League Baseball, spending nearly his entire career with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was the National League's top third baseman in the late 1910s and early 1920s, and captained championship teams with the 1919 Reds and 1922 Giants. Renowned for his "bottle bat", he was an effective leadoff hitter, batting .300 four times and leading the league in doubles twice and in hits, runs and walks once each. He led the National League in double plays six times and in fielding percentage five times, both records, and in putouts three times; his .983 fielding average in 1924 was then a major league record, and remains the top mark in NL history. He set major league records for career fielding average (.967) and double plays (278), and upon retiring ranked third in NL history in games (1299) and assists (2554) and fourth in putouts (1456) and total chances (4146) at third base. His brother Lew played two games for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1919. (en)
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  • 1889-9-18
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates
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  • * World Series champion * Led the National League in walks in 1916 * Led the National League in hits in 1917 * Led the National League in doubles in 1917 and 1918 * Led the National League in on-base percentage in 1917 and 1918 * Led the National League in runs in 1918 * Led the National League in on-base plus slugging in 1919
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  • ;As Player * New York Giants * Cincinnati Reds * New York Giants * Pittsburgh Pirates ;As Manager * Cincinnati Reds
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  • American baseball player, coach, manager (en)
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  • Henry Knight "Heinie" Groh (September 18, 1889 – August 22, 1968) was an American professional baseball player. He played as a third baseman in Major League Baseball, spending nearly his entire career with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was the National League's top third baseman in the late 1910s and early 1920s, and captained championship teams with the 1919 Reds and 1922 Giants. Renowned for his "bottle bat", he was an effective leadoff hitter, batting .300 four times and leading the league in doubles twice and in hits, runs and walks once each. (en)
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