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From BR Bullpen
Robert Emmet McCann
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 150 lb.
- High School West Philadelphia High School
- Debut April 19, 1920
- Final Game May 23, 1926
- Born March 4, 1902 in Philadelphia, PA USA
- Died April 15, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA USA
 Biographical Information
Emmett McCann was a Philadelphia boy who became the youngest player in the American League in 1920 when he appeared with the Philadelphia Athletics in 13 games. Connie Mack sometimes found prospects in the local Philadelphia, PA high school leagues, and McCann had played for West Philadelphia High School.
In 1921 McCann was the second-youngest player in the league, and he appeared in 52 games, getting 157 at-bats at age 19.
In both seasons, Chick Galloway was the regular shortstop. In 1920, McCann hit better, but in 1921, Galloway hit better.
He committed suicide at age 35.
The book Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties has a photo of McCann with Portland in 1922.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1931||Indianapolis Indians||American Association||3rd||replaced Red Corriden|
|1932||Indianapolis Indians||American Association||86-80||5th|
|1933||St. Paul Saints||American Association||--||--||replaced by Phil Todt|
|1934||Little Rock Travelers||Southern Association||--||--||replaced by John Moore|
|1935||Elmira Pioneers||New York-Penn League||--||--|| replaced Frank Bedenk |
replaced by Fred Coumbe