Description: This 1 5/8” x 3 3/8” card bears the signature of Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, or Connie Mack (1862-1956), the American baseball player. Mack was a catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates beginning in 1890 and served as player-manager from 1894-1896. He managed the Philadelphia Athletics from 1901 to 1950, winning nine pennants and five World Series. His tenure as the Athletics’ manager is the longest ever for a coach or manager in North American professional sports. Mack is remembered for his easygoing managing style and for his recruitment of players who were intelligent and disciplined. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. Item #A00750.
Condition: Lightly soiled, short tear left edge (not affecting signature), otherwise good condition with a neatly inked signature.