Roger Connor

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Birthday
1, 1857
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Jan 4, 1931 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1857
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Jan 4, 1931 (73)

About

Baseball's first renowned home run king and the long-ball predecessor to Babe Ruth.

Before Fame

He left home at 14 years old to pursue his dream of playing baseball.

Trivia

He wasn't just a home run hitter. He also stole 244 bases during his career.

Family Life

He had one daughter and five grandchildren with his wife Angeline.

Associated With

He played two seasons with the New York Giants but never got to play with Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson.