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).

- Frank Selee

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Chance with the New York Yankees in 1913

Frank Chance

American professional baseball player.

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.

Evers with the Chicago Cubs in 1910

Johnny Evers

American professional baseball second baseman and manager.

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.

Tinker with the Chicago Cubs in 1908

Joe Tinker

American professional baseball player and manager.

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.

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.

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