John McGraw

On January 5, 1906 — 1906 – John McGraw and jockey Tod Sloan open a billiard parlour at 34th Street and Broadway, which soon becomes a popular and profitable hangout for New York City’s sporting life.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference January 5

SABR Games Project

National Pastime January 5

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet

Replay The Game