Nap Lajoie

Nap Lajoie

About Nap Lajoie

Napolon 'Nap' Lajoie (September 5, 1874 February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie and nicknamed 'The Frenchman', was an American professional baseball second baseman and player-manager. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics (twice), and Cleveland Naps between 1896 and 1916. He managed the Naps from 1905 through 1909.