Pike, Lip (Lipman) E.

   American baseball player. Starting at the age of thirteen, Lip Pike from Brooklyn was for thirty years one of the foremost players in the early history of American baseball - as a batter, fielder and later player-manager. In 1866, he became the first baseball professional with the Philadelphia Athletics. That year he set a record with six home runs in one game.

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  • Lip Pike — Infobox MLB retired name=Lip Pike position=Outfielder bgcolor1=black bgcolor2=black textcolor1=white textcolor2=white bats=Left throws=Left birthdate=May 25, 1845 city state|New York|New York deathdate=death date and age|1893|10|10|1845|5|25 city …   Wikipedia

  • SPORTS — There is no evidence of sports among the Jews during the obscure period between the close of the Bible and the Maccabean periods. At the beginning of this latter period, in the second century B.C.E., circumstances conspired to make sporting… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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