On September 5, 1900 —  While riding on the steps of a crowded streetcar in Philadelphia, Phils 3B Harry Wolverton is struck in the head by a pole beside the tracks, suffering a possible skull fracture. He recovers and finishes his major league career as a player-manager for the Highlanders in 1912.

 


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Baseball Reference September 5
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