Roger Connor Trades and Transactions

The Roger Connor trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Roger Connor has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

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"To New Yorkers, he was a superstar, and so much so that in 1915 a cub reporter, covering a Connecticut school game, came to understand just how much of an idol he was. Still a hero eighteen years after hanging up his cleats, Connor, a tall man with a handle-bar moustache could make kids stop in the streets and stand at respectful attention as he drove by in his horse-drawn buggy, making his daily rounds of the public schools." - Author David Quentin Voigt in American Baseball. Vol. 1: From Gentleman's Sport to the Commissioner System (Penn State Press, 1983, Page 116)

Roger Connor


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Birth Name:
Roger Connor
Nickname:
Dear Old Roger
Born On:
07-01-1857  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Waterbury, Connecticut
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-04-1931
Place of Death Data Died In:
Waterbury, Connecticut
Cemetery:
Old St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Waterbury High School (Waterbury, CT)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
220
First Game:
05-01-1880 (Age 22)
Last Game:
05-18-1897
Draft:
Not Applicable
Roger Connor

Trades & Transactions

-- Signed by Troy Trojans (1880).
-- Signed by New York Gothams (1883).
-- Assigned to Philadelphia Phillies by Philadelphia Athletics (1892).
03-11-1893 Traded by Philadelphia Phillies to New York Giants in exchange for Jack Boyle , Jack Sharrott and cash (March 11, 1893).
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Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

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Baseball trades & transactions, like the Roger Connor trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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