Leander Franklin ‘Big Dan’ Abbot or simply Dan Abbott as he was known by, was a former American Major League Baseball player. He plied his trade as a professional baseball player in the years leading up to the 19th century. He identified himself as a right-handed batsman and thrower with his primary position earmarked as apitcher.
He only had a brief outing in Major League Baseball as he only appeared in 3 games in 1890 for his team Toledo Maumees.
Dan Abbott was born on March 16, 1862, in Portage, Ohio where he spent the most of his life. He joined in as an amateur for minor leagues before turning out for the Major League Baseball team Toledo Maumees in 1890. He played three games for the team in total before skipping the major league baseball for other adventures. He breathed his last on February 13, 1930, in Ohio and was buried at Weston Cemetery in Weston, Ohio.
He only had a short stint in Major League Baseball. He only played three games during the MLB season 1890. He then stepped back from the major baseball league career and carried on with playing for the minor league teams.
- Batting: Right Handed
- Throwing: Right Handed
- Position: Pitcher
- MLB Debut: April 19, 1890
- Debut Team: Toledo Maumees
- Last MLB Appearance: May 23, 1890
- Last Team Appearance in MLB: Toledo Maumees
- Teams: Toledo Maumees (1890)
- Win- Loss Record: 0-2
- Earned Run Average: 6.23
- Strikeouts: 1
- Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
- Date of Birth: March 16, 1862
- Place of Birth: Portage, Ohio
- Death: February 13, 1930 (Aged 67)
- Place of Death: Ottawa Lake, Michigan
- Buried:Weston Cemetery, Weston, Ohio
- Gender: Male
- Height in m: 1.80 m
- Height in ft: 5 feet 11 inches
- Height in cm: 180 cm
- Weight in kg: 86 kilograms approx.
- Weight in the pound: 190 lbs.
- Nationality: American
Dan Abbott has been safely guarded in the historical archives of the Baseball references.