May 25, 2017

Today in History: Connie Mack


Today in History–December 22–the Library of Congress features Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack, born on this date in 1862. This baseball hall of famer was a player, manager, and owner. Learn more about the “tall tactitian” and “grand old man of baseball” by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to see more of Mack and read the book about baseball he authored in 1903.

Connie Mack images from American Memory

More Connie Mack images

How to Play Baseball by Connie Mack

Historical newspaper coverage of Connie Mack

Primary Source Spotlight: Baseball

Primary Source Learning: Baseball

Primary Source Learning: Women in Baseball

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