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Lee Magee

Lee Magee (Baseball. Born, Cincinnati, OH, June 4, 1889; died, Columbus, OH, Mar. 14, 1966.) Born Leopold Christopher Hoernschemeyer, Magee had a long and varied career in baseball, which included managing the Federal League club in Brooklyn in 1915. Magee was 53-64 before being replaced by John Ganzel. A playing manager, he was primarily a […]

John Ganzel

John Ganzel (Baseball.  Born, Kalamazoo, MI, Apr. 7, 1874; died, Orlando, FL, Jan. 14, 1959.)  A journeyman first baseman who saw service with the Giants (1901) and the Highlanders (1903-04), John Henry Ganzel also briefly managed the F.L. club in Brooklyn.  Ganzel became the Tip Tops’ last manager when he succeeded Lee Magee and finished the […]

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