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Connie Mack

(1862-1956)

 
 
Connie Mack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
1. Connie Mack Marker
Inscription. "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.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.273′ N, 75° 11.518′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Cliveden Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 604 W Cliveden Street, Philadelphia PA 19119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tulpehocken Station Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway (approx. half a mile away); Sadie T.M. Alexander (approx. half a mile away); Walnut Lane Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Rittenhousetown Historic District
Connie Mack Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
2. Connie Mack Residence
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Jacob Rittenhouse Home at RittenhouseTown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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