Slick fielding MLB shortstop and second baseman in the early years of the sport, played defensively without a glove.
He made his professional debut with the Pittsburgh Burghers of the old Players' League in 1890.
He set a record with 14 assists in a nine-inning game.
He had four sons and one daughter.
He was well-known for his defensive skills, much like Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith .