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Roger Connor
Birth: Jul. 1, 1857
Death: Jan. 4, 1931

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, he was a 19th Century Major Leaguer best known for having the home run record of 138 until it was surpassed by Babe Ruth in 1921. As a infielder, he made his debut with the Troy Trojans on May 1, 1880. For eighteen seasons, he played with the Troy Trojans (1880-82), New York Gothams (1883-89, 1891, 1893), New York Giants in 1890, Philadelphia Phillies in 1892 ands St. Louis Browns (1894-97). He ended his career with 2535 hits, 1607 runs scored, 138 homeruns, 1323 runs batted in and a .316 batting average. He died at age 73 in Waterbury, Connecticut and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery (Old)
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 333, Grave 6
 
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Record added: Apr 12, 2001
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Roger Connor
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RIP
- C Greer
 Added: Mar. 16, 2012
The Home Run King before a guy named Ruth came along...hit the first recorded grand slam in ML history...RIP Roger
- Zorro
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011
What an awesome ball player you were. The words "Hall of Famer" say it all. Rest easy now Roger. It is someone elses turn.
- Don MacBeth
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
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