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Frank M. Schulte (September 17, 1882 - October 2, 1949), nicknamed "Wildfire", was a right fielder and left-handed slugger who played for the Chicago Cubs (1904-16), Pittsburgh Pirates (1916-17), Philadelphia Phillies (1917) and Washington Senators (1918).
Schulte was born in Cohocton, New York. He enjoyed his best season in 1910, leading the National League in home runs (21), RBI (107), extra bases (72), total bases (308) and slugging percentage (.534); was 3rd in OPS (.918) and triples (21); 4th in runs (105) and hits (173), and finished with an exact .300 batting average, winning the Chalmers Award (MVP).
Schulte died in Oakland, California at age of 67.
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