1909-1911 T206 White Border
Sherry Magie (Magee)
Sherwood Robert “Sherry” Magee (1884-1929) was an expert base stealer, stealing 441 bases including home 23 times in his career. In 1906, Magee stole second, third and home against the St. Louis Cardinals. Magee played 16 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies (1904-1914) the Boston Braves (1915- 1917) and the Cincinnati Reds (1917-1919). In 1910, Sherry led the National League in runs (110), batting average (.331) and RBI (123) falling six hits (172) shy of winning the Triple Crown. He also led the league in RBI in 1907, 1914 and 1918. Magee was a member of the 1919 Cincinnati Red World Series championship team, batting .550 as a pinch-hitter in postseason play. Sherry Magee retired with a career .291 batting average adding 2,169 hits, 1,112 runs, 425 doubles, 441 stolen bases and 1,176 RBI. After his playing career ended in 1926, playing in the minor leagues, Magee umpired in the minor league system for two seasons (1927-1928), but died of pneumonia before the start of the 1929 season.