John Godar

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John Michael Godar

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 170 lb.

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John Godar played five games in the majors. While in the minors, he was touted as:

" 'The Jere Denny of the Pacific', as John Godar has been titled by enthusiastic admirers of the coast . . . he says the Californians rated him too high when they called him 'Denny the Second'." - Sporting Life, December 13, 1890

In 1897 he stated he had retired from baseball to go into the poultry business.

The press sometimes referred to him as "Jack" or "Johnny".

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