Major League Baseball shortstop Joe Tinker played for the Chicago Cubs from 1902 to 1912, a span during the which the Cubs won two World Series. Tinker played for two other teams before rejoining the Cubs for the 1916 season. Tinker, from Muscotah, Kan., was elected into the3 Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.
The Kansas town of Muscotah, north of Valley Falls, has only one business and a population less than 180. Numerous signs around the town honor former resident Joe Tinker, a Hall of Fame baseball player who played for the Chicago Cubs between 1902 and 1916.
At the edge of town in Muscotah, Kan., sits Joe Tinker Field, which honors the former resident and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee.
Numerous signs around the town of Muscotah, Kan. — population less than 180 — honor perhaps the town's most famous former resident, Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Joe Tinker. Tinker played for the Chicago Cubs between 1902 and 1916.