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Philadelphia Athletics Baseball Team manager Connie Mack at age 84 with sons and grandson
Cornelius McGillicuddy, better known as "Connie Mack," was manager and co-owner of the Philadelphia Athletics baseball team for 50 years. He is seen here at age 84, sitting alone in the dugout at Shibe Park, making motions as if he were repositioning his fielders during an actual baseball game. In other scenes, he poses in the stadium with his sons Earle (in uniform) and Roy (in civvies), and his grandson, Connie Mack III (not the future U.S. Senator) also in uniform. (Note: There were two Connie Mack III's -- one was Roy Mack's grandson and the other was Connie Mack, Jr's son, the future Senator.) Location: Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA. Date: 1946.
CONNIE MACK TRAINS BALLPLAYERS
Under the watchful and experienced eye of Cornelius McGillicuddy, or Connie Mack, the Philadelphia Athletics train in West Palm Beach. Connie limbers up along with his proteges.
CONNIE MACK
A retrospective of Connie Mack. Mack and other baseball greats pose for a photograph.
U.S. President Harry S Truman throws out the first ball during the opening day for the new Kansas City Athletics (or "A's")
The Kansas City Athletics on opening day of the baseball season in 1955, their first year in Kansas City. Parade in downtown Kansas City to welcome the Athletics to Kansas City. Floats pass and players and VIPs go by on cars, including Bill Stewart and Jim Finigan. People crowd on either side of the street. People look out from shops and houses. Spectators in the Kansas City Municipality Stadium. Former U.S. President Harry S Truman seated with legendary owner and manager of the Athletics, Cornelius McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack. Dignitaries seated in the background. President Harry S Truman throws out the first pitch. Fans and spectators applaud. The game begins against the Detroit Tigers. Location: Kansas City Missouri USA. Date: April 12, 1955.