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22nd June, 1888
East Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
16th April, 1948
Howard Richard "Dick" Kauffman (June 22, 1888 – April 16, 1948) was a professional baseball player whose career spanned 11 seasons, two of which were spent in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the St. Louis Browns (1914–15). Kauffman, a first baseman, compiled a career major league batting average of .259 with 10 runs scored, 36 hits, nine doubles, two triples, and 16 runs batted in (RBIs) in 44 games played. His professional career began in 1911 with the minor league York White Roses. Kauffman's first MLB season came in 1914. He was again called-up in 1915. After that season, he played exclusively in the minor leagues. He has a career minor league batting average of .279 with 1,239 hits in 1,217 games played. In the minors, he played with the York White Roses (1911–12), Elmira Colonels (1913–14), Atlanta Crackers (1915, 1920–21), and Nashville Volunteers (1916–19). Before turning professional, Kauffman, an East Lewisburg, Pennsylvania native, attended Bucknell University, and Susquehanna University, respectively.