(1862-1956)"Grand Old Man of Baseball." He started as a catcher in New England, 1883. As manager of the Philadelphia Athletics, 1901-1950 — a record fifty years — he led the team to nine American League pennants, 1902-31, & five World Series championships, 1910-30. In baseball's first All-Star Game, he managed the victorious American League team, 1933. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1937. He lived on Cliveden Street here.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 483622 N 4431979|
|Decimal Degrees||40.03788333, -75.19196667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 2.273', W 75° 11.518'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 2' 16.38" N, 75° 11' 31.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 604-698 State Rte 4013, Philadelphia PA 19119, US|
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