Frank Selee

Selee (middle row, fourth from left) with the 1892 Boston Beaneaters
Selee (middle row, center) with the 1903 Chicago Cubs

American Major League Baseball manager in the National League (NL).

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Frank Chance

American professional baseball player.

Chance with the New York Yankees in 1913
Chance circa 1899 from The Sporting News
Frank Chance baseball card
Chance (left) shakes hands with Miller Huggins in 1923
Chance's Baseball Hall of Fame plaque

In 1903, Chance became the Cubs' regular first baseman, and in 1905, he succeeded Frank Selee as the team's manager.

Johnny Evers

American professional baseball second baseman and manager.

Evers with the Chicago Cubs in 1910
Evers with the Cubs, circa 1910
A 1911 Johnny Evers T205 Tobacco Card

After playing for the local minor league baseball team for one season, Frank Selee, manager of the Cubs, purchased Evers's contract and soon made him his starting second baseman.

Joe Tinker

American professional baseball player and manager.

Tinker with the Chicago Cubs in 1908
Joe Tinker baseball card, 1912
Joe Tinker in a Coca-Cola ad from 1913
Charles Weeghman (left), James A. Gilmore (center), and Tinker (right) at the groundbreaking ceremony for Weeghman Park in 1914
Tinker Field in Orlando, Florida

When he purchased Tinker's contract, Cubs manager Frank Selee was seeking a replacement at shortstop for Barry McCormick, who had joined the St. Louis Browns of the rival American League.

Amherst, New Hampshire

Town in Hillsborough County in the state of New Hampshire, United States.

Post Office Square in 1910
Greeley birthplace c. 1905

Frank Selee (1859–1909), manager for the Boston Beaneaters and Chicago Orphans, member of Baseball Hall of Fame

New England League

Mid-level league in American minor league baseball that played intermittently in five of the six New England states between 1886 and 1949.

Frank Selee, 1886 Haverhill

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The 1999 Major League Baseball season ended with the New York Yankees sweeping the Atlanta Braves in the World Series.

Frank Selee

John Clarkson

Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.

Clarkson in 1905
John Clarkson as a player for the Chicago White Stockings.
John Clarkson

On June 30, 1892, after 16 starts and an 8–6 record, Boston's new manager, Frank Selee, released Clarkson.

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National League championship – Boston Beaneaters. This is Boston's fifth championship in eight years under manager Frank Selee.

Bobby Lowe

American Major League Baseball (MLB) player, coach, and scout.

Lowe with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1888
Boston's infield, rated by some as the best in baseball history. Top: Fred Tenney (1B), right: Herman Long (SS), bottom: Jimmy Collins (3B), and left: Bobby Lowe (2B)

In April 1902, manager Frank Selee named him team captain.

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1910 baseball poem by Franklin Pierce Adams.

Fans watch Merkle's Boner from Coogan's Bluff, September 23, 1908
The 1906 Chicago Cubs
Tinker, Evers, and Chance

Frank Selee, the Cubs' manager, decided that Chance would be better suited as a first baseman.