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Tinker to Evers to Chance

Tinker to Evers to Chance

Along with third baseman Harry Steinfeldt, the trio of shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman John Evers, and first baseman Frank Chance formed the legendary infield of the championship Chicago Cubs teams of the early 1900s. The slick combination of Tinker to Evers to Chance, celebrated in a famous poem by journalist Franklin P. Adams, is credited with perfecting the modern double play. All three were later inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.

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