George McBride

  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Washington, D.C.
  • Team: Senators
  • League: American League

George Florian McBride (1880-1973) became a regular SS for the Senators in 1908. A modest hitter but a wonder with the glove, McBride led the AL in fielding % 4 straight years. Nicknamed “Pinch” for his ability to hit in the clutch. Among long-time players, McBride ranks last in BA at .218 for those with more than 5000 ABs.

  • Succeeded Clark Griffith as mgr in ’21, but an injury forced him to retire the next year
  • Returned for 2 yrs with Cobb’s Tigers in 1925-6, serving as his “first lieutenant”

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T201 Mecca Canvas: George McBride