Saturday, February 13, 2016

Card of the Day: 2/13/16

1992 McDonald's/Pacific #5 Miller Huggins

     Miller James Huggins was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 27, 1878. The Cardinals received Huggins along with Rebel Oakes and Frank Corridon in exchange for Fred Beebe and Alan Storke. Huggins played the final seven seasons of his career (1910-1916) with the Cardinals. He was a player/manager for the team from 1913-1916 and stuck around after retiring to manage the team during the 1917 season. As manager of the team, Huggins won 346 games, but lost 415. He went on to manage the New York Yankees and had a bit of success. His Yankees teams won six AL pennants and three World Series. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1964. At the age of 51, Huggins passed away in New York City on September 25, 1929.

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