Home » Athlete » Baseball Player » McGillicuddy, Cornelius Alexander

McGillicuddy, Cornelius Alexander

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1956 AD
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.