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Frank Butler

Born: 1872

Death: Sep 24, 1899

Birthplace: Nashville

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Frank Butler

Date of Birth : 1872
Date of Death : Sep 24, 1899
Birth Place : Nashville

Frank Butler was an African-American baseball pitcher and outfielder in the pre-Negro Leagues. Butler played for the Chicago Union Giants for at least two years, coming from the same area as team owners Frank Leland and W.S. Peters. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 27 in Chicago, Illinois on September 24, 1899. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago.


  • Athlete
  • Baseball player
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