Baseball's first renowned home run king and the long-ball predecessor to
He left home at 14 years old to pursue his dream of playing baseball.
He wasn't just a home run hitter. He also stole 244 bases during his career.
He had one daughter and five grandchildren with his wife Angeline.
He played two seasons with the New York Giants but never got to play with Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson.