Michael Cornelius Dorgan (October 2, 1853 – April 26, 1909) was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played 10 seasons in Major League Baseball, principally as an outfielder, including five seasons and 425 games with the New York Giants from 1883 to 1887. He was also a player-manager for three major league clubs from 1879 to 1881.
Dorgan appeared in 715 major league games, 600 of them as an outfielder, and compiled a .274 batting average with 112 doubles, 34 triples, four home runs, and 346 RBIs. He was "at one time known as the greatest all around baseball player in the United States."
- ^ "Body of Michael Dorgan Arrives Here for Burial: Syracuse Man, Once Known as Greatest All Around Ball Player in Country, Died in Hospital at Hartford, Connecticut". The Hartford Times. April 1909.
By Dean Hanley
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