John Alexander McPhee
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 152 lb.
Born: November 1, 1859 in Massena, NY
Signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Red Stockings in 1882.
Debut: May 2, 1882 (Age 22.182, 517th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1882 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/RedStockings 1882-1899
Last Game: October 15, 1899 (Age 39.348)
Died: January 3, 1943 in San Diego, CA
Buried: Cypress View Mausoleum, San Diego, CA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 2000.
View Bid McPhee Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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