Everett Scott (November 19, 1892 - November 2, 1960), nicknamed "Deacon", was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for 12 seasons with the Boston Red Sox (1914-1921), New York Yankees (1922-1925), Washington Senators (1925), Chicago White Sox (1926) and Cincinnati Reds (1926). Scott batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Bluffton, Indiana.
Scott compiled a lifetime batting average of .249, hitting 20 home runs with 551 RBI in 1654 games. He led American League shortstops in fielding percentage eight straight seasons (1916-23) and appeared in 1,307 consecutive games from June 20, 1916 until May 6, 1925, setting a record later broken by Lou Gehrig.
Scott was a member of three Boston Red Sox World Series champion teams in 1915-16 and 1918), and also played with the New York Yankees in the 1922 and 1923 Series, winning in 1923.
Scott died in Fort Wayne, Indiana at age 67.
Other MLB Debuts in 1914 Rube Bressler George Burns Red Faber Harry Heilmann Sad Sam Jones Adolfo Luque Babe Ruth Pete Schneider Bill Wambsganss
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