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1914   Larry Semon Evening Sun Postcards
Checklist of Players

Card   Player Description on Card

(1)George BurnsBorn, 1890 at Little Falls, N. Y.; Height, 5 feet, 9 inches; Weight, 175 pounds. First professional engagement, Uitica, N. Y., 1909. First Major League engagement, New York, 1911. Now regarded as best outfielder in National League. Giant's most dependable batsman, and one of the game's best base runners.
(2)Frank ChanceBorn, 1877, at Fresno, Cal., Height, 6 feet; Weight, 185 pounds. First professional engagement, Chicago, 1898. Succeeded Frank Salee as manager, 1905. Won four pennants and two championships with the Cubs, between 1905 and 1912. Became Yankee's manager, 1913.
(3)Ty CobbBorn, Dec. 18, 1886, Narrows, Ga.; Height, 6 feet; Weight, 178 pounds. First professional engagement, Augusta, Ga., 1904. First Major League engagement, Detroit, Mich., 1905. Led American League in batting seven times. Rated by critics as the game's greatest player.
(4)Walter JohnsonBorn, Nov. 6, 1888, at Humbolt, Kansas; Height, 6 feet, 1 inch; Weight, 190 pounds. First professional engagement, Tacoma, Wash., 1904. First Major League engagement, Washington, D.C., 1907. Tied with Joe Wood for greatest number of consecutive victories in the American League (16). Holds Major League record of 56 consecutive scoreless innings, April 10 to May 15, 1913.
(5)Cornelius McGillicuddy
(Connie Mack)
Born, Dec. 23, 1862, at Brookville, Mass; Height, 6 feet, 2 inches; Weight, 180 pounds; Was Major League Catcher. First professional engagement, Meriden, Conn., 1884. First Major League engagement, Washington, D.C., 1886. Came to Philadelphia as manager, 1901. Has won five American League Pennants, and four worlds championships. Finished in first division eleven times.
(6)Richard (Rube)
W. Marquard
Born, April 22, 1888, at Cleveland, O. Height, 6 feet, 1 inch; Weight, 180 pounds. First Professional engagement, Canton, O., 1907. First Major League engagement, New York, 1909. Holds Major League's modern record for 19 consecutive victories. Won the longest game in history of the National League, defeating Pittsburgh, 2-1, in 21 innings, July 17, 1914.
(7)John J. McGrawBorn, April 7, 1873, Truxton, N. Y.; Height, 5 feet, 8 inches; Weight, 180 pounds. First professional engagement, Olean, N. Y., 1890. First Major League engagement, Baltimore, Md., 1892. Became manager of Giants, 1901. Has won five National League Pennants, and one worlds championship.


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