John Peter Wagner was one of the first great baseball players. A great hitter, with 17 consecutive .300 seasons (going in to the dead ball era). A brilliant baserunner (he was known as 'The Flying Dutchman', and he led the majors in stolen bases 5 times). An exceptional fielder. One of the first 5 men entered into the Baseball Hall of Fame. His baseball card is currently valued (as of August 31, 1999) at $451,000.

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