John McGraw

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Birthday
7, 1873
Birthplace
Truxton, NY
Death Date
Feb 25, 1934 (60)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1873
Birthplace
Truxton, NY
Death Date
Feb 25, 1934 (60)

About

One of baseball's greatest coaches who led the New York Giants to 10 pennants and three World Series in 29 years.

Before Fame

He was a star infielder for Baltimore before rising to the post of team manager.

Trivia

He was nicknamed 'Little Napoleon' for his notorious tirades against teammates and opponents alike.

Family Life

His wife Blanche said the Giants' move to San Francisco would have broken his heart.

Associated With

Only the great Connie Mack had more coaching wins than Mcgraw, and even he acknowledged that Mcgraw was the best manager in baseball.