For better or worse, baseball was a different kind of game in the 1880s. Connie Mack shares his memories in this article from 1936. More
About: Connie Mack
Cornelius McGillicuddy, aka Connie Mack, is best known for his long association with the Philadelphia Athletics. Mack managed the team for the club's first 50 seasons of play, starting in 1901. He finally retired in 1950 at age 87. He was also a player for 11 seasons, beginning in 1886, primarily in the role of catcher.