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Roger Connor
Birth: Jul. 1, 1857
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1931
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Mortimer Connor (1824 - 1874)
  Catherine Sullivan Connor (1835 - 1905)
  Angelina Meir Connor (1860 - 1928)
  Roger Connor (1857 - 1931)
  Julia Connor (1860 - 1865)*
  Daniel L Connor (1865 - 1917)*
  Joseph Francis Connor (1874 - 1957)*
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Saint Joseph Cemetery (Old)
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 333, Grave 6
GPS (lat/lon): 41.54467, -73.02364
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 21218
Roger Connor
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- Rodney Belcher
 Added: Aug. 6, 2014
- 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
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