Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cornelius David Murphy (November 1, 1870 - December 14, 1945) was a Major League Baseball catcher. He played parts of two seasons, 1893 and 1894, for the Cincinnati Reds. Murphy's minor league baseball career spanned seventeen seasons, from 1889 until 1905. Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, consisting of teams that play in the National League and the American League. The two leagues merged in 2000 into a single MLB organization led by the Commissioner of Baseball after 100 years as separate legal entities.