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Wagner, Honus

Syllabification: Wag·ner, Honus
Pronunciation: /ˈwaɡnər/

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Definition of Wagner, Honus in English:

( 1874–1955), US baseball player and coach; full name John Peter Wagner; known as the Flying Dutchman. Joining the National League in 1897 and playing shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates 1900–1917, he was noted for his hitting and base stealing. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936).

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