Ed Konetchy managed to record several records during his playing days in major league baseball. He once recorded hits in 10 consecutive at-bats in 1919. He also played in the longest game in history, a 26-inning contest in 1920.
Konetchy played in 2,083 games, posting a .281 average with 74 homers and 992 RBI. He played in seven World Series games. His best years were as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. In 1911, he led the National League with 38 doubles while with the Cards.
Konetchy ended his career in the Texas League with Fort Worth. He hit .345 with 41 homers in 1925.