Louis Joseph Schiappacasse
- September 20
) played two games as a Major League Baseball
player with the Detroit Tigers
in 1902. Schiappacasse was born and died in Ann Arbor, Michigan
. In his two major league games, he did not get a hit but received a base on balls in 6 plate appearances for a .167 on base percentage. He played right field for the Tigers and made an error on his only chance. Schiapacasse is one of the rare players with career batting averages and fielding percentages of .000. He also holds the distinction of having the longest last name (13 letters) of any player for the Detroit Tigers in their 100+ year history. (Boots Poffenberger
, Steve Partenheimer
, and Vito Valentinetti) are tied for 2nd with 12 letters.) Schiappacasse died of typhoid fever in 1910 at age 29.