Captain of the 1900 UC baseball team and played a key role as a player and organizer of the school's baseball teams at the turn of the century.
Embarked on a 13-season career in the professional ranks, playing for the Cincinnati Reds (1904-09) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1910-16), finishing with a lifetime batting average of .265.
Served as player-manager of the Cardinals beginning in 1913.
Became manager of the New York Yankees in 1918, where during his 12 seasons he coached the Bronx Bombers to six American League pennants and three World Series titles.
Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.
UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1977.