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John J. McGraw says: “Hugh Jennings and I became pals immediately. We have been ever since. He is now my first lieutenant in the management of the Giants. Jennings was a red headed, freckle-faced kid and fresh, like myself. We took to each other the first time we met, both of us having the same ambitions and aspirations. We were allowed to room together and this close association and chance to exchange ideas was of great benefit to both of us. Hughey and I have been pals all our baseball lives. We became separated when he took the manage ment of the Detroit Tigers, but the moment he retired from that position I offered him his present job so that we could continue to be together.”

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Birth Date: April 2, 1869
Birth Location: Pittston, PA
Death Date: February 1, 1928
Death Location: Scranton PA, USA
Weight: 165 lb
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Bats: R
Throws: R
Debut Date: June 1, 1891
Final Game Date: September 2, 1918
Years Played: 21
Games Played: 1,284
At Bats: 4,895
Runs: 992
Hits: 1,526
Doubles: 232
Triples: 88
Home Runs: 18
RBIs: 840
Stolen Bases: 359
Base on Balls: 347
Batting Average: 0.312
Position: Short Stop

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