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Dean Donnell Sturgis (December 1, 1892 – June 29, 1950) was an American Major League Baseball catcher. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics during the 1914 season. He was born in Beloit, Kansas and attended Bucknell University. He also played college baseball and football for the Bucknell Bison. In one college football game in 1913, he helped pull off a win against a then-undefeated Pittsburgh Panthers football team.[1] He was invited to try out for the Philadelphia Athletics while still in college at Bucknell.[2]

Dean Sturgis
Born: (1892-12-01)December 1, 1892
Beloit, Kansas
Died: June 4, 1950(1950-06-04) (aged 57)
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1914, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 29, 1914, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average.250
Home runs0
Runs batted in0


  1. ^ Guy, Richard (November 2, 1913). "Dean Sturgis Gets Points That Defeat Pitt Team". The Gazette Times. p. 2.
  2. ^ Boggs, L.G. (February 3, 1914). "College and School Notes". The Pittsburgh Press. p. 19.

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