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Irish Meusel

Irish Meusel (Baseball. Born, Oakland, CA, June 9, 1893; died, Long Beach, CA, Mar. 1, 1963.) Brother of Yankees leftfielder Bob, Emil Frederick Meusel played five years with the Giants and one with Brooklyn in his 11-year career (1914, 1918-27). During that span, Meusel played in four straight World Series with the Giants (1921-24), opposing his […]

Long Bob Meusel

Long Bob Meusel (Baseball. Born, San Jose, CA, July 19, 1896; died, Downey, CA, Nov. 28, 1977.) On 10 years with the Yankees, Robert William Meusel was the regular leftfielder and an integral part of the start of the dynasty. Meusel, a tall (6’3”) righthand hitter, had enough power to balance the strength from the […]

Bob Connery

Bob Connery (Baseball.  Born, St. Louis, MO, Mar. 20, 1880; died, Dallas, TX, Jan. 28, 1967.)  A baseball scout who signed Rogers Hornsby for the St. Louis Cardinals, Robert J. Connery was hired by the Yankees in 1917, helped scout Lou Gehrig, and signed such future New York stars as Bob Meusel, Frank Crosetti, Tony […]

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