Frederick Carlisle “Snow” Snodgrass (1887-1974) was an elite fielding centerfielder in the 1910s, but is widely remembered for dropping a routine fly ball in the 10th inning of Game 7 of the 1912 World Series allowing the tying run to reach second base. Despite making a spectacular play immediately following the “Snodgrass Muff”, or the “30,000 Muff”, the White Sox scored two runs in the inning snatching the series from the Giants grasp. Fred helped lead the New York Giants to three consecutive National League pennants as he batted .292 with an average of 143 hits and 81 runs from 1910 to 1912. He never won a World Series. Snodgrass played nine seasons in center or at first for the Giants (1908-1915 and the Boston Braves (1915-1916) posting a .967 career fielding percentage. Fred Snodgrass finished his career with 852 hits, 453 runs scored, 212 stolen bases and 351 RBI while batting .275 in 923 games.
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