Jess Orndorff

Jesse Walworth Thayer Orndorff (January 15, 1881 – September 28, 1960) was a Major League Baseball catcher. He played for the Boston Doves in 1907. He played parts of nine seasons in the minor leagues from 1904 to 1917.

Jess Orndorff
Jess Orndorff 1909.jpeg
Catcher
Born: (1881-01-15)January 15, 1881
Chicago
Died: September 28, 1960(1960-09-28) (aged 79)
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1907, for the Boston Doves
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 1907, for the Boston Doves
MLB statistics
Games played5
At bats17
Hits2
Teams

Orndorff wrote a booklet called "The Fundamentals of How to Play Baseball" in 1936 when he was head instructor of the National Baseball School in Los Angeles, California.

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