Bid McPhee

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Birthdate 11/1/1859
Death Date 1/3/1943
Debut Year 1882
Year of Induction 2000
Teams Reds
Positions Manager, Second Base

Known more for his fielding than his hitting, Bid McPhee played from 1882-1899 & is thought to be the last second baseman to play without a glove.

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Bid McPhee held virtually all the Cincinnati team records when he retired

Bid McPhee held virtually all the Cincinnati team records when he retired

Today’s Cincinnati Reds trace their origin to 1882 with the birth of the American Association. Known as the Red Stockings then, the Cincinnati team was the first champion of the league. Anchored by the play of second baseman Bid McPhee, Cincy went 55-25 to win the AA by 11 1/2 games over the P

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