Connie Mack

Baseball Legend Connie Mack Full Name: Connie Mack


Profession: Baseball Legend
Why Famous: The longest-serving manager in Major League Baseball history which holds 3,731 wins, 3,948 losses and managed 7,755 games. The first manager to win the World Series three times.

Born: December 22, 1862
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA

Died: February 8, 1956 (aged 93)

Married Life

  • 1887-11-02 Baseball legend Connie Mack (24) weds Margaret Hogan
  • 1910-10-27 Baseball legend Connie Mack (47) weds Katherine Holahan

Historical Events in the Life of Connie Mack

  • 1908-02-07 Connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000
  • 1914-07-07 Balt Orioles' (IL) owner Jack Dunn offers Babe Ruth, Ernie Shore & Ben Egan for $10,000 to Connie Mack, who refuses, pleading poverty
  • 1914-11-01 Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank & Chief Colby
  • 1914-12-08 Connie Mack sells Eddie Collins to the White Sox
  • 1933-12-03 Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000
  • 1940-12-20 Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000
  • 1948-04-04 84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to 1st base; it ends in a tie
  • 1950-06-12 Connie Mack named Honorary Manager of the All-Star Game
  • 1950-10-18 Connie Mack retires as manager of Philadelphia Athletics after 50 years, longest serving manager in MLB history

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