Hemphill was with the Cleveland Spiders when the best members of that team were transferred
to St. Louis in 1899 by owners who controlled both teams at once. He managed the
Yankees briefly when Hal Chase was ill, and later was a playing manager at Atlanta.
His brother, Frank, played briefly for the White Sox and Senators.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 3, 1906:
Ty Cobb is back in the Detroit lineup for the first time in six weeks. He has a single and steal, but he misplays a Charley Hemphill flyball into a home run, and the Tigers lose 1-0 to the Browns Barney Pelty. Rain stops the game after seven innings.