Born: January 12, 1878 in Cincinnati
Died: January 24, 1958 (aged 80) in Huntington, West Virginia
Weight: 179 lbs.
Position: Catcher and First Baseman
Cincinnati Reds (1904–08)
New York Giants (1909–11)
The first Red’s catcher to wear shin guards, George Henry “Admiral” Schlei was a Major League Baseball catcher. He played all or part of eight seasons in the majors, between 1904 and 1911, for the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was a starting catcher from the 1904 to the 1909 season.