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NetShrine's CONTRIBUTORS
from the 19th Century Era

For more information on each player, click on his name in the table below.

Harry Wright

Jim Mutrie Charlie Comiskey
Frank Selee Ned Hanlon Patsy Tebeau
Henry Chadwick Al Spalding  

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William Henry "Harry" Wright 
        MANAGER 1876 - 1893
        (Boston NL, Providence NL, Philadelphia NL)
        Lifetime record of 1,000-825.   Finished
       1st, 2nd or 3rd ten times.  Played in 2
       games.  Dominated in National
       Association before NL career.
        
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James J. Mutrie 
        MANAGER 1883 - 1891
        (New York Amer. Assoc., New York Giants NL)
        7-year NL Win % .605.  2-year Amer.
       Assoc. Win % .635.  Won 3 pennants
       and 2 World Series. 
        
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Charles Albert Comiskey
"Commie" "Old Roman" 

        MANAGER 1883 - 1894
        (St. Louis Amer. Assoc., Chicago Players Lge.,
        Cincinnati NL)
        Player for 13 years.   Manager.  Owner.
       Assisted with formation of AL.  As an
       owner, his skinflint ways are often
       mentioned as the cause of the 1919 "Black
       Sox" scandal.  Went 839-540 as a MGR.
        
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Frank Gibson Selee 
        MANAGER 1890 - 1905
        (Boston NL, Chicago NL)
        Never played in majors.   Lifetime
       record of 1,284-862.  Finished 1st or
       2nd eight times.  Won 4 league titles.
        
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Edward Hugh "Ned" Hanlon 
        MANAGER 1889 - 1907
        (Pittsburgh NL, Pittsburgh Players Lge.,
        Baltimore NL, Brooklyn NL, Cincinnati NL)
        Player for 13 years.  Won 1,313 games
       and 3 World Series Championships. 
       Eight 1st or 2nd place finishes.
        
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Oliver Wendell "Patsy" Tebeau 
        MANAGER 1890 - 1900
        (Cleveland Players Lge., Cleveland NL,
        St. Louis NL)
        Played for 13 years.   Lifetime 726-583
       record.  Played for league championship
       3 times and won once.
        
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Henry Chadwick 
        SPORTSWRITER
        First baseball reporter.   Father of the
       box score.  Authored the 1st rule book.
       Popularized baseball statistics.  One of
       the most important figures in baseball
       history.
        
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Albert Goodwill Spalding 
        PLAYER - MANAGER - TEAM PRESIDENT
        SPORTING GOODS MANUFACTURER
        Great early professional player who later
       played with Chicago in the NL (1876-77) 
       & then became president of the White Sox.
       Responsible for the Doubleday myth.

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