George Henry Magoon
(Maggie or Topsy)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 160 lb.
- Debut June 29, 1898
- Final Game September 28, 1903
- Born March 27, 1875 in St. Albans, ME USA
- Died December 6, 1943 in Rochester, NH USA
"As to fielding . . . second baseman George Magoon stands head and shoulders above the other second basemen." - Sporting Life of October 6, 1900 about George Magoon's play in the minor league American League, soon to become a major league
It was reported in March 1903 that he had played "ice polo" all winter, and the rheumatism that had afflicted him the previous summer was gone.
Magoon was the head coach at University of Maine in 1912-1913.
". . . one of the best infielders in the country . . ." - Sporting Life of March 2, 1907