Born: October 17, 1859, Hoagland, Ohio
Died: October 20, 1906, Cincinnati, Ohio
Troy Trojans (1880-1882), New York Gothams, Mutuals, Giants (1883-1889, 1891-1892), New York Giants, Players League (1890), Cleveland Spiders (1893-1894), Cincinnati Reds (1895-1897)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1978, Oakland A’s manager Bobby Winkles quits his position, despite the team’s first-place standing in the American League West. Former Kansas City Royals manager Jack McKeon will take over the reigns. The A’s will end up last in the division.