Aubrey: What was John Sterling’s middle name?

From SABR member Mark Aubrey at Baseball Nuggets on July 13, 2016:

John Thorn, MLB’s Official Historian, shared his fine blog space with SABR member Richard Malatzky today.  Richard was looking into identifying the player identified only as “Sterling” who played for the Philadelphia Athletics in a game against the Syracuse Stars on October 12, 1890.


When doing genealogical research it is sometimes difficult to see what the records contain.  The following is the death certificate for John and Maggie’s young daughter, Frances C. E. Sterling.

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Originally published: July 14, 2016. Last Updated: July 14, 2016.