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Albert "Butts" Wagner (September 17, 1871 – November 26, 1928), was an Americanmarker professional baseball player who played one year of Major League Baseball. He played for two different teams during the season. He was Honus Wagner's older brother.


Born in Chartiers, Pennsylvaniamarker, he began the 1898 season with the Washington Senators and later on was loaned to the Brooklyn Bridegrooms. On July 4, Wagner replaced an injured Duke Farrell in center field and hit a home run, the only home run of his career, along with a double and scored three runs in a 9-5 Bridegroom victory.

Wagner died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniamarker at the age of 57, and is interred at the Chartiers Cemetery in Carnegie, Pennsylvaniamarker.

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Butts Wagner is depicted as a eccentric inventor during a boy's long dream sequence in the book The Mystery of the Wagner Whacker. Wagner invents an automatic bat machine, and the boy helps defend him from organized crime figures who want to steal the invention.


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