Cap Anson

by bearboy on June 19, 2017

Birth Name: Adrian Constantine Anson

Date of Birth: April 17, 1852

Place of Birth: Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.

Date of Death: April 14, 1922

Place of Death: Chicago, Illinois

Ethnicity: English, possibly other

Cap Anson was an American baseball player. He played Major League Baseball (MLB), as a first baseman.

Cap was the son of Jennette (Rice) and Henry Anson.

Cap’s paternal grandfather was Warren Anson (the son of Jonathan Anson).

Source: Genealogy of Cap Anson (focusing on his father’s side) –

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