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Dick Spalding

Personal information
Full nameCharles Harry Spalding
Date of birthOctober 13, 1893
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of deathFebruary 3, 1950(age 56)
Place of deathPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionDefender

Dick Spalding

MLB Player information
NameDick Spalding
MLB debutApril 18, 1927 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearanceJuly 12, 1928 for the Washington Senators
Career statistics
Batting average.299
Home runs0
Runs batted in25
*Philadelphia Phillies (1927) *Washington Senators (1927)

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Charles Harry “Dick" (or "C.H.") Spalding (October 13, 1893 - February 3, 1950) was an American soccer and baseball player. He played the first two games in the history of the U.S. national soccer team, as well as professional soccer for nearly fifteen years, primarily with teams in Pennsylvania. Spalding also spent two seasons in Major League baseball and was later a first base coach. The lifelong resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1951.

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