Dec 15, 2010

Abner Powell

(Wikipedia) Abner Charles Powell (December 15, 1860 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania - August 7, 1953 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was a Major league baseball player who was a member of the Washington Nationals of the Union Association in 1884. He later played for the Baltimore Orioles and the Cincinnati Red Stockings in 1886. He also managed and owned several teams.
Powell was more famous, however, for innovations that changed baseball. Continued