Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XXXVI
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 11/11/2011
After the Hall of Fame catcher’s playing days, Bresnahan became owner of the Toledo Mud Hens through 1923. Two years later, he returned to the majors as a coach, first for the Giants and later the Detroit Tigers. Credited with inventing the batting helmet and the catcher’s mask, Bresnahan set the standard for early backstops, running games in a tough, no compromises fashion.
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