Bill McKechnie

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  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Team: Pirates
  • League: National League
  • Hall: National Baseball Hall of Fame

William Boyd McKechnie (1886-1965) was a noted baseball strategist and the only manager to lead three teams to NL pennants. Won World Series titles with two clubs: the ’25 Pirates and ’40 Reds. A player, manager and then coach for nearly half a century, “the Deacon” was known for his temperance and piety.

  • Served as coach for young Indians manager, Lou Boudreau, winning the ’48 Series
  • Elected to Hall of Fame: 1962

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