Bill Bridendolph

William C. Bridendolph, born in 18861 in Maryland2 was a professional baseball player with the Fort Smith Athletics in 1886 and the Fort Smith Indians in 1887.


Researchers Note

  • Bridendolph is frequently connected to Denison, TX, making his most likely identity William C. Bridendolph.
  • Bill Bridendolph mentions playing baseball here.
  • The 1887 Fort Smith player listed is listed as J. Bridendolph3 . Bridendolph had a brother named John Bell Bridendolph, but it seems unlikely he is the Fort Smith player because he would have only been about 15/16.


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.

2 1870, 1880, 1900 U.S. Census
3 Arkansas Gazette, 7/27/1887