Grave Story: Tom Nagle (1865-1946)

Here lies Tom Nagle, one of the first catchers to use a padded glove. He also played the outfield for the Chicago Colts (aka Cubs) in 1890-91. Nagle was born in Milwaukee, Wis. on October 30, 1865. He got his baseball start in 1885 in Wausau, playing for a local team for $100 a month. … Continue reading Grave Story: Tom Nagle (1865-1946)