|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1866|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1933|
Major League Baseball Player, Manager. He was the manager of the Chicago White Sox during the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. He won 39 games for the Phillies in 1890, and played in the Major Leagues for 20 years - 7 years as a pitcher then 13 years as a second baseman. He played for a while on the famous Baltimore Orioles of the 1890s with John McGraw. He was in Major League baseball for 45 years as player, coach, and manager, finishing up as a coach with Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics championship teams of 1929, 1930 and 1931.
Cause of death: heart ailment
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He was called "Kid" because he was small in stature. It was said he played with baseballs before he learned to walk and began to play professional baseball when he was about 21.|
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