Selee, Frank

Frank Gibson Selee
Born: October 26, 1859, Amherst, New Hampshire
Died: July 5, 1909, Denver, Colorado
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1999

One of the most successful field managers in the history of the National League, Frank Selee led the 19th century Boston Beaneaters to five pennants and transformed the struggling Chicago Cubs into champions. During his 16 years as a manager from 1890 to 1905, his teams fashioned an outstanding .599 winning percentage. Known as an impeccable judge of talent and an adept handler of players, he was the architect of the Cubs' famous double play combination - Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance.

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Did You Know: 
that Frank Selee's 1892 and 1898 Boston teams were the first ever to win over 100 games in the major leagues?
If I make things pleasant for the players - they reciprocate.