1850 – Born on the 1st of September in East Bridgeport, Connecticut.
1876 – He made the first base hit in National League history.
1893 – He continued to play in the minor leagues until he was over 50 years old.
1904 – He made a final appearance with the New York Giants under manager and friend john McGraw.
– He became the oldest player ever to appear in the National League.
1912 – He returned to the field to catch a complete minor league game at the age of 60.
1945 – He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1919 – He died on the 8th of January.