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Bill McGunnigle

Bill McGunnigle (Baseball. Born, Boston, MA, Jan. 1, 1855; died, Brockton, MA, Mar. 9, 1899.) A manager of minor league and semi-pro teams, William Henry McGunnigle was brought in by Brooklyn owner Charlie Byrne to manage his team. Byrne had been his own manager for three seasons (1885-87) in the American Association but picked McGunnigle (who […]

Parisian Bob Caruthers

Parisian Bob Caruthers (Baseball.  Born, Memphis, TN, Jan. 5, 1864; died, Peoria, IL, Aug. 5, 1911.)  Though he pitched for them for only three seasons, Robert Lee Caruthers was a vital part of Brooklyn’s first two major league championship baseball teams.  Caruthers was 92-37 in his three seasons in Brooklyn after being acquired prior to […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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