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Jim Thorpe, Moose McCormick and the 1913 New York Giants

1913 baseball card of the New York Giants by Fatima Turkish Blend Cigarettes. This card shows the entire team, plus the "mascot" (a boy) and the manager.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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Moose McCormick is my great-Uncle on my mother's side. His sister Ida married an Adams.
Apr 29, 2012 1:25 pm reply
Janet - so the picture of "Moose" McCormick that you uploaded today (with his brothers and sister) is the same Moose who is in this picture and played baseball? That is so cool - and so neat to see pictures of him at a young age. What a fascinating family tree you have! Thank you for connecting the two pictures!
Apr 29, 2012 1:45 pm reply
Thanks, My mother used to mention her Uncle Moose, but never said he played for the NY Giants. I did not find out until a friend, Bill Murray, the comedian, knew all about him. He is a sports buff. He gave me the baseball encyclopedia that has his stats in it. It is just recent past year that I started looking up info about him on the internet. My husband at first did not believe that it was the same person until I showed him Harry's info that I had on him in some old papers of my Mothers and found the old photo of him as a boy.
Apr 29, 2012 11:56 pm reply
Thanks, My mother used to mention her Uncle Moose, but never said he played for the NY Giants. I did not find out until a friend, Bill Murray, the comedian, knew all about him. He is a sports buff. He gave me the baseball encyclopedia that has his stats in it. It is just recent past year that I started looking up info about him on the internet. My husband at first did not believe that it was the same person until I showed him Harry's info that I had on him in some old papers of my Mothers and found the old photo of him as a boy.
Apr 30, 2012 9:59 am reply
A real family treasure! That's the excitement of researching your family - you found out things you never knew. And yours is very exciting! ;)
May 02, 2012 10:33 pm reply
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Jim Thorpe, Moose McCormick and the 1913 New York Giants

Jim Thorpe

Mini-biography
Born: unknown
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Jim Thorpe  ·  Larry Doyle  ·  Art Fletcher  ·  Tillie Shafer  ·  Buck Herzog  ·  Red Murray  ·  John McGraw  ·  Fred Snodgrass  ·  Hookw Wiltse  ·  Fred Merkle  ·  Moose McCormick  ·  Al Demaree  ·  George Burns  ·  Chief Meyers  ·  Art Fromme  ·  Art Wilson  ·  Rube Marquard  ·  Christy Mathewson  ·  Grover Hartley  ·  Doc Crandall  ·  Jeff Tesreau