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John Wesley "Captain Jack & Pebbly Jack" Glasscock
Birth: Jul. 22, 1857
Wheeling
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1947
Wheeling
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA

Major League Baseball Player. A shortstop in professional baseball for many years, he had a lifetime batting average of .317. He played with Cleveland, St. Louis Maroons & St. Louis Brown Stockings, Indianapolis, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Paul and Sioux City in the Western league, and with the old Central league, and was for a time manager of the Ft. Wayne team. He was a player/manager for the St. Louis Brown Stockings now known as the St. Louis Cardinals. He was St. Louis' first manager of a National League team ...
the now St. Louis Cardinals. He was inducted into the Ohio Sports Hall of Fame.
***An open challenge to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY and the Baseball Writers and current
Baseball Hall of Fame baseball players to vote, John Wesley "Jack" Glasscock into Cooperstown - Baseball Hall of Fame on the next ballot for the Veterans Committe vote.
One of the best shortstops in the history of Major League baseball.
He was a close cousin to Baseball Hall of Famer,
Jesse Cail Burkett "the Crab" who also grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia.
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Jay McAfee (a distant cousin) discovered who John Wesley "Jack" Glasscock's parents are through his genealogical research of the Glas(s)cock family.
Many books and authors got it wrong in their books. (bio by: Jay McAfee) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Presley Glasscock (1832 - 1907)
  Julia A. Collett Glasscock (1832 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Rhoda Rose Dubula Glasscock (1866 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  William J. Glasscock (1885 - 1930)*
  John Thomas Glasscock (1889 - 1973)*
  Florence B. Glasscock (1894 - 1951)*
  Eugene Charles Glasscock (1900 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Wheeling
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Jay McAfee
Record added: Jun 25, 2003
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You should be in the HOF.
- RoseBud
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
Jack Glasscock belongs in Cooperstown.Vote him in!
- Jay McAfee
 Added: Jun. 26, 2014

- Diddy & Doodle
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
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