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John Joseph McGraw
Birth: Apr. 7, 1873
Death: Feb. 25, 1934

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player and Manager. Nicknamed "Little Napoleon" and "Muggsy", he was a professional baseball player and manager. He made his major league debut as a third baseman with the American Association Baltimore Orioles in 1891. After the Orioles moved to the National League, he remained with the team until 1899. As a player, he had a career .334 batting average, stole 436 bases and scored 1024 runs in 1099 games. In 1902, he left Baltimore to become manager of the National League New York Giants. As manager of the Giants, he won pennants in 1911 to 1913, in 1917 and 1921 to 1924. His total of 2,763 victories as a manager ranks second overall behind Connie Mack and he holds the National League record with 2,669 wins. In 1937, he was a first round inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Although McGraw played before numbers were worn on jerseys, the Giants honor him along with their retired numbers at AT&T Park San Francisco, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John William McGrath (1844 - 1926)
  Ellen Comerfort McGrath (1853 - 1883)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary R. Doyle McGraw (1877 - 1899)*
  Mary Blanche Smick Sindall McGraw (1882 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary McGrath (1871 - 1883)*
  John Joseph McGraw (1873 - 1934)
  Catherine McGrath (1876 - 1883)*
  Patrick Edmond McGrath (1878 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Cathedral Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section L (mausoleum), Lot 187
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Mr. McGraw, You were the greatest manager ever!! A baseball mastermind! You weren't too bad as a player either. You were part of those great Oriole teams of the '90s. You without a doubt belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame!.
- Steve Mader
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
Happy heavenly birthday Mrs. Mcgraw
- alman67
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
respect
- runawayuniverse
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
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