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Moose McCormick

Moose McCormick (Baseball. Born, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 28, 1881; died, Lewisburg, PA, July 9, 1962.) An outfielder with the Giants during most of his 10-year (1904-13) major league career, Harry Elwood McCormick hit .285 lifetime with 26 homers in 418 games (314 of them with the Giants). McCormick was head baseball coach at West Point […]

Mike Donlin

Mike Donlin (Baseball.  Born, Peoria, IL, May 30, 1878; died, Hollywood, CA, Sept. 24, 1933.)  When the Giants swapped outfielders with Cincinnati July 3, 1904, Moose McCormick went to the Reds and “Turkey Mike” Donlin came to New York.  It remains speculation whether John McGraw would have made the trade had he known that Donlin had […]

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