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McGillicuddy, Cornelius Alexander (Mack, Connie, The Tall Tactician)

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1956 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player, Managers


1862 - Born on December 22nd in East Brookfield, Massachusetts. Connie Mack was once a catcher, but made his mark as a manager.

1886-1889 - He was once a catcher for the Washington Nationals.

1890 - The catcher of Buffalo Bisons.

1891 - The catcher of Pittsburgh Pirates.

1894 - He managed the Pittsburgh Pirates.

1901 - After a stint at the helm of Pittsburgh, he managed and assumed control of the Philadelphia Athletics which continued for 50 years until his retirement at the age of 88.

1910 - "The Tall Tactician," best remembered as a dignified, scorecard-waving leader in a business suit, won five World Series crowns and built two dynasties - with four pennants in five years.

1937 - Inducted on the Baseball Hall of Fame.

         - Elected to Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee.

1956 - He died on February 8th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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