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 Americus McKim

Americus McKim

Birth
Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Feb 1910 (aged 69)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 15113654 · View Source
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Sports Pioneer and the "Father of Kansas City Baseball". In 1884, he played a historical role in bringing Kansas City its first major league baseball team. When the "Kansas City Unions" joined the Union Association in 1884, he became the owner of the first major league baseball team in Kansas City's history. The Union Association League lasted one season. In 1885, a minor league was created called the Western League and he became its first president. In 1886, the Kansas City Cowboy's joined the national league. Mckims professional record in two seasons in the majors, was forty-seven wins and one hundred and fifty-four losses.

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  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 1 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15113654
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Americus McKim (26 Feb 1840–10 Feb 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15113654, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .