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Russ Bailey, Baseball Pioneer

Russell C. Bailey was born January 26, 1879 in Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin to Charles and Rebecca (Hall) Bailey. Mr. Bailey’s career as a baseball player and manager began in 1905, when he played with Eau Claire in the Illinois-Wisconsin league. He retired from active participation in the game in 1912, when he was manager …

Bailey Family

The earliest ancestor that I know of is Russel Claude Bailey who was born about 1821. He is listed in the death certificate of his son Charles as being born in Manchester, Massachusetts. Family legend says that either Russel or his father was a doctor in Newfoundland and was of English extraction. However, according to …