Robert "Bob Arthur O'Farrell
Cubs,Cardinals, Giants, Reds
On September 23,1935 Bob O'Farrell played the last of his 1,492 major league ball games. 666 of these were played with the Cubs in 2 stints on the northside. He played from 1915 to 1925 with the Cubs and again in 1934. O'Farrell was replaced by Gabby Hartnett as the starting catcher for the Cubs when he was out with an injury. O'Farrel was traded to the Cardinals in the middle of 1925 campaign. In 1926 O'Farrell won the NL MVP award for the Cards. As a Cub, O'Farrell excelled offensively and defensively and hit 27 of his 51 round trippers for the Cubbies.
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