Cornelius Alexander Mack
Born: December 22, 1862, East Brookfield, Massachusetts
Died: February 8, 1956, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Washington - NL (1886-1889), Buffalo - Players League (1892-1893), Pittsburgh Pirates (1894-1896)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1937
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1926, the St. Louis Cardinals hold “Rogers Hornsby Day” in honor of their star player-manager. Hornsby, the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1925, receives $1,000 in gold during a pre-game ceremony.