Jimmy McAleer

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Birthday
10, 1864
Birthplace
Youngstown, OH
Death Date
Apr 29, 1931 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1864
Birthplace
Youngstown, OH
Death Date
Apr 29, 1931 (66)

About

Outfielder for the Cleveland Spiders who also helped set up the St. Louis Cardinals team in the American League, and co-owned the Red Sox for a season.

Before Fame

In keeping with their manager's attitude, he and the rest of his Spiders teammates frequently played a tough, physical style, harassing opposing players and officials.

Trivia

As manager of the Washington Senators, he was the first one to invite the President - then William Taft - to throw out the first ball of the season opener.

Family Life

He was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on the border of Western Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He was teammates with the legendary Cy Young on the Cleveland Indians.