Lawrence J. Battam
- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
- Height 5' 11" Weight 166 lb.
- Debut September 28, 1895
- Final Game September 30, 1895
- Born May 1, 1878 in Brooklyn, NY USA
- Died January 27, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY USA
"Larry Battam is playing third in good style, and continues to bat heavily." - Sporting Life, April 25, 1896, about Larry Battam with the minor league New York Mets
". . . Larry Battam continues to improve so rapidly that he will earn a place in the big League." - Sporting Life, May 9, 1896
Larry Battam was the youngest player in the National League when he played for the 1895 New York Giants. His position was third base, where the regular was George Davis. In the minors, he played for a variety of teams in the Northeast from 1895-1903, and managed in the Connecticut League in 1899. Battam was appointed a member of the NYPD in 1903.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1899||Derby Lushers||Connecticut League||3rd||replaced Billy Lush|