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Ned Hanlon

Ned Hanlon (Baseball.  Born, Montville, CT, Mar. 16, 1857; died, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 14, 1937.)  Following a long career (1880-92) as a journeyman outfielder with such N.L. teams as Cleveland, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore, Edward Hugh Hanlon became a highly successful manager.  Hanlon began as a playing manager in Pittsburgh (1889, 1891) with a jump […]

Bill McKechnie

Bill McKechnie (Baseball. Born, Wilkensburg, PA, Aug. 7, 1886; died, Bradenton, FL, Oct. 29, 1965.) During a 12-season major league career (1907, 1910-20), William Boyd McKechnie played third base for eight big league teams in three leagues. McKechnie played for the Yankees (45 games in 1913) and the Giants (71 games in 1916), as well […]

Buck Ewing

Buck Ewing (Baseball.  Born, Hoaglands, OH, Oct. 10, 1859; died, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 20, 1906.)  Although considered primarily a catcher, William Ewing played every position on the diamond during his 18-year career (1880-97).  A lifetime .303 hitter, Ewing caught in only 636 of his career 1,315 games, but was thought by contemporaries to be the […]

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