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Harry Berthrong
Born: January 1, 1844
Mumford, New York
Died: April 28, 1928 (aged 84)
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right 
MLB debut
May 5, 1871 for the Washington Olympics
Last MLB appearance
July 4, 1871 for the Washington Olympics
Career statistics
Batting average     .233
Home runs     0
Runs batted in     8

Henry Washburn Berthrong (January 1, 1844 – April 28, 1928) was an American professional baseball player, who played in 17 games for the Washington Olympics in 1871. He hit .233 in 73 at-bats.

He was a veteran of the Civil War and hiss chief fame was derived from his painting of candidates in U.S. Presidential elections.

In the Civil War he served with the 140th New York Volunteers, Co. E. and the 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, before he was discharged on July 13, 1865.

He then served with the Olympics in 1871 and afterwards joined the customs service.[1]


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