American baseball playerDied when: 80 years 12 days (960 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
George Henry "Admiral" Schlei (January 12, 1878 - January 24, 1958) 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.He was the first Reds catcher to wear shin guards.
Schlei attended St.Xavier High School in Cincinnati.