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Joe Tinker baseball card, 1912
Joe Tinker baseball card, 1912

Joseph Bert Tinker (July 27, 1880-July 27, 1948) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He was born in Muscotah, Kansas. Download high resolution version (349x640, 50 KB)Joe Tinker baseball card, American Tobacco Company, 1912 From the collection of the Library of Congress and believed to be in the public domain: http://memory. ... Download high resolution version (349x640, 50 KB)Joe Tinker baseball card, American Tobacco Company, 1912 From the collection of the Library of Congress and believed to be in the public domain: http://memory. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... Muscotah is a city located in Atchison County, Kansas. ...


For most of his career he played for the Chicago Cubs, starting as a 21-year-old rookie in 1902. Tinker was an average hitter, despite usually hitting well against pitcher Christy Mathewson, but a speedy runner, stealing an average of 28 bases a season and even stealing home twice in one game on July 28, 1910. The shortstop excelled at fielding, often leading the National League in a number of statistical categories. During his decade with the Cubs, they went to the World Series four times. The Chicago Cubs are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants at West Side Park in Chicago, Illinois. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Radio- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ...


Tinker is perhaps best known as the pivot man in the "Tinker to Evers to Chance" double play combination immortalized in the poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" by New York newspaper columnist Franklin Pierce Adams. Yet on September 14, 1905, he and Evers ended up in a fistfight on the field because Evers took a cab and left his teammates behind in the hotel lobby. They didn't speak to one another for 33 years until they were both asked to help broadcast the 1938 World Series (Cubs versus Yankees) and tearfully reunited. Johnny Evers baseball card, 1911 John Joseph Evers (July 21, 1881 - March 28, 1947) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. ... Frank Chance baseball card, 1909-11 Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1877 - September 15, 1924) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. ... After stepping on second base, the fielder throws to first to complete a double play In baseball, a double play (denoted on statistics sheets by DP) is the act of making two outs during the same continuous playing action. ... Baseballs Sad Lexicon, also known as Tinker to Evers to Chance after its refrain, is a 1910 baseball poem by Franklin Pierce Adams. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881 - March 23, 1960), was an American columnist (under the pen name F.P.A.), writer, and wit, part of the famous Algonquin Round Table of the 1920s and 1930s. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years). ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ...


Tinker's incessant salary demands got him traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 1912. After a year playing and managing the Reds, Tinker jumped to the Federal League and managed the Chicago Whalers until 1916 when he was back, briefly, with the Cubs. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... The Federal League was an attempt to establish a third major league in baseball in the United States. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ...


Tinker ended his career in Florida, managing, scouting, and dabbling in real estate. He ran the Orlando Gulls in the Florida State League. Tinker Field, a stadium in the shadow of the Citrus Bowl, is named for him. Tinker was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946. He died in Orlando, Florida on his 68th birthday of complications from diabetes. State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... The Florida State League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the state of Florida. ... The Citrus Bowl is a stadium in Orlando, Florida, USA, built for American football and currently seating around 70,000. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... See previous election: 1945 and next election: 1947 The 1946 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame marked a dramatic revision of the methods used one year earlier. ... Skyline of Orlando at night, from across Lake Eola The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. ... This article is about the disease that features high blood sugar. ...


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Joe Tinker - InformationBlast (0 words)
Tinker was an average hitter, despite usually hitting well against pitcher Christy Mathewson, but a speedy runner, stealing an average of 28 bases a season and even stealing home twice in one game on July 28, 1910.
Tinker is perhaps best known as the pivot man in the ?Tinker to Evers to Chance" double play combination immortalized in the poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" by New York newspaper columnist Franklin Pierce Adams.
Tinker Field, a stadium in the shadow of the Citrus Bowl, is named for him.
Autograph Analysis and Signing Habits of Hall of Fame Shortstop Joseph Bert Tinker (0 words)
Joe Tinker actually capitalized on his popularity in the off-season (starting in 1907), and enjoyed a highly successful vaudeville career which caused him to nearly quit baseball for good in 1913.
Joe Tinker was an excellent base runner, one of the best defensive shortstops of his era and a mediocre batter who hit from the right side.
Tinker took advantage of the Florida land boom in the early 1920s but lost his fortune when a devastating hurricane hit the coastline, and then he was financially destroyed by The Depression of 1929.
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