John Knight

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John Wesley Knight

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John Knight played in the majors for eight years, with numerous games at each of shortstop, third, first, and second base. A weak hitter most years, he had a career year with the New York Highlanders in 1910 when he hit .312 and came close to leading his team in slugging.

As a 19-year-old rookie, Knight was the regular shortstop for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1905.

Knight was just briefly at the University of Pennsylvania Dental School in 1912.

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