Edwin Forrest Bligh (June 30, 1864 – April 18, 1892) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball player from Brooklyn, New York, who played for four teams during his four-season career. He didn't collect his first base hit until his third season, and fourteenth at bat, when he was purchased by the Columbus Solons from the Cincinnati Red Stockings for $1500 on December 14, 1888. He played in a total of 66 games, collecting 34 hits in 209 at bats for a .163 career batting average.
Ned died of typhoid fever at the age of 27 in his hometown of Brooklyn, and is interred at Holy Cross Cemetery.
By Dean Hanley
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