Frank Hankinson (April 29, 1856 - April 5, 1911) was an American third baseman in the early years of Major League Baseball. He played for the Chicago White Stockings (1878-1879), Cleveland Blues (1880), Troy Trojans (1881), New York Gothams (1883-1884), New York Metropolitans (1885-1887), and Kansas City Cowboys (1888). The Metropolitans and the Cowboys were members of the American Association, while his previous teams were all members of the still-existing National League.
Born in New York City, Hankinson was, for the most part, a third basemen, but over the course of his career he played at every position except catcher; he pitched in 32 games, starting 28 of them. Almost all of his pitching came in 1879 with the White Stockings, when he was 15-10 in 25 starts. He was 16-12 with a solid 2.50 ERA in 266 2/3 innings pitched in his career. Hankinson completed all 28 of his starts, 2 of them shutouts.
In a 10-season career, Hankinson batted .228 with 13 home runs and 344 RBIs. He had 122 doubles and a total of 747 hits in 3272 at bats.
Twenty-four days before his 55th birthday, he died in Palisades Park, New Jersey.