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Joe McCarthy
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McCarthy as Red Sox manager in 1948
Manager
Born:(1887-04-21)April 21, 1887
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: January 13, 1978(1978-01-13) (aged 90)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1926, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
June 18, 1950, for the Boston Red Sox