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 William J. “Kid” Gleason

William J. “Kid” Gleason

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Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 2 Jan 1933 (aged 66)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 2905 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 May 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2905
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J. “Kid” Gleason (26 Oct 1866–2 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2905, citing Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .