Francis Edward McManus
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut September 14, 1899
- Final Game October 8, 1904
- Born September 23, 1874 in Lawrence, MA USA
- Died September 1, 1923 in Syracuse, NY USA
Francis "Frank" McManus played three years in the majors, all at catcher. He appeared in 14 games total.
Frank hit an impressive .381 in his first cup of coffee in 1899, but thereafter in 1903 and 1904 he got no hits.
Frank started playing pro ball in 1895 in the New England League. He spent parts of 1899-1900 with Allentown of the Atlantic League. For parts of 1902-1903 and 1907 he was with the Jersey City Skeeters. The 1902 Skeeters were one of history's great teams, posting a record of 92-33.