Tony Niederwieser

Anthony J. Niederwieser, born November 26th, 1864 in St. Louis, MO1 , was a professional baseball player with Pine Bluff from 1889-1891. Niederwieser lived in Little Rock, AR, circa 1910-19202 .


Tony Niederwieser with Pine Bluff.
Tony Niederwieser with Pine Bluff.
Niederwieser was the son of Tony and Bertha Niederwieser. He worked as a telephone operator much of his life. He and his wife Amelia3 had two daughters, Pauline and Helen. He died on June 22nd, 1941 in St. Louis4 .


"Tony Neiderweiser [sic], who used to report games at Sportsman's Park in 1881, 1885 and 1886, is playing first base [for Pine Bluff] and captaining the team and we feel proud of him. His batting and fielding are up to the standard."5

2 1910 and 1920 U.S. Census (In the 1920 U.S. Census as Tony Zermatten.), and Little Rock City Directories at Ancestry.com
3 Also, Emelia and Emelie.
5 The Sporting News, 6/7/1890, p.2