Jake Daubert's Bat
Jake Daubert was a first baseman with the Brooklyn
Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds from 1910 until 1924.
He had a .303 lifetime batting average and was
awarded the Chalmers Award (today’s “MVP”
award) in 1913 as the National League’s
top player. He won the league batting title in
1913 and 1914. He was also the captain of the
1919 World Championship Cincinnatti Reds, which
was the World Series which was “thrown”
by “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and seven
more of his Chicago White Sox teammates. Daubert
was also a prolific bunter and still holds the
National League record for the most sacrifice
After the 1924 season, Daubert had an appendectomy.
Soon after, on October 9, 1924, he died of complications
at the age of 40.
This bat is one of Daubert’s game used
bats. There are only two or three known to exist.
This particular bat was used by this terrific
hitter during the 1919-1924 period of his memorable