Baseball History on March 21

<— MARCH 20     MARCH 22 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1847 Oscar Bielaski
1855 William Coon
1867 Bill Collver
1874 Billy Kinloch
1884 Mysterious Walker
1890 John Sullivan
1892 Bill Stumpf
1897 Gus Ketchum
1897 Bill Lamar
1904 Frank Sigafoos
1905 Joe Samuels
1906 Shanty Hogan
1913 Bucky Jacobs
1914 Boyd Perry
1915 Bill Brandt
1918 Ed Klieman
1923 Jim Hughes
1927 Bernie Creger
1927 Owen Friend
1929 Pidge Browne
1937 Dave Thies
1939 Tommy Davis
1942 Len Church
1944 Manny Sanguillen
1946 Al Fitzmorris
1946 Rickey Clark
1947 Bill Plummer
1949 Don Durham
1952 Fernando Arroyo
1957 Luis Leal
1963 Shawon Dunston
1965 Tim McIntosh
1966 Roger Smithberg
1970 Rick DeHart
1976 Mike Darr
1978 Cristian Guzman
1978 Jeff Bajenaru
1979 Matt Palmer
1982 Aaron Hill
1984 Warner Madrigal
1986 Carlos Monasterios
1987 Carlos Carrasco
1987 Michael Brady
1992 Bobby Wahl
1992 Jimmy Yacabonis
1993 Frankie Montas
1995 Anthony Kay
1995 Chadwick Tromp

OBITUARIES:

1897  Andy Allison
1921  Tom Vickery
1925  Harry Raymond
1925  Tom Evers
1930  Bill Fagan
1933  Bob Black
1934  Pea Ridge Day
1936  William McLaughlin
1943  Joe Daly
1946  George Wheeler
1953  Harry Truby
1960  Mack Stewart
1967  Pat Parker
1969  Everett Booe
1969  Pinky Higgins
1975  Joe Medwick
1976  Heinie Scheer
1978  Fritz Coumbe
1982  Ollie Sax
1984  Bob Rothel
1988  Edd Roush
2003  Harry Eisenstat
2008  Roy Foster
2017 Jose Zardon
2018 Larry Miller

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1966 The Dodgers and Astros play an exhibition game in the Astrodome on Astroturf – the first game played on a synthetic grass (carpet?) field.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1936  Cincinnati trades Jim Bottomley to the Browns for Johnny Burnett.

1958  San Francisco sells Don Mueller to the White Sox.

1959  Detroit trades Tito Francona to Cleveland for Larry Doby.

1974  The Yankees sells Ed Farmer to Philadelphia.

1982  The White Sox send Ross Baumgarten and Butch Edge to Pittsburgh for Vance Law and Ernie Camacho.

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