Baseball History for May 19th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1867 Ed Hutchinson
1870 Ed O’Neil
1874 Pop Williams
1879 Nick Carter
1880 Hughie Tate
1883 Eddie Files
1886 Red Nelson
1889 Wally Snell
1891 Dutch Schliebner
1891 George Clark
1891 Dixie Carroll
1892 Jim Hickman
1895 Ray Kennedy
1896 Bud Culloton
1896 Merito Acosta
1910 Tommy Thompson
1911 Nub Kleinke
1915 Jake Early
1917 Skippy Roberge
1919 Earl Naylor
1921 John Carden
1926 Mike Kume
1927 Bill Antonello
1928 Gil McDougald
1929 Curt Simmons
1941 Mike Lee
1944 Stan Swanson
1948 Al Santorini
1952 Dan Ford
1954 Rick Cerone
1955 Ed Whitson
1955 Alan Knicely
1956 Luis Salazar
1956 Eric Show
1957 Ben Callahan
1958 Fritzie Connally
1961 Ken Gerhart
1964 Luis Aquino
1966 Jim Campbell
1967 Turk Wendell
1968 Alan Zinter
1969 Phil Leftwich
1972 Scott McClain
1975 Josh Paul
1976 Chris Fussell
1977 Dan Giese
1977 Brandon Inge
1986 Joe Paterson

OBITUARIES:

1885 Lew Carl
1894 Bill Mountjoy
1917 Pat McManus
1922 Bob Reach
1933 Wes Curry
1936 Bob Leadley
1936 Sammy Curran
1941 John Schulze
1941 Joe Gedeon
1946 John Tener
1947 Tex Hoffman
1948 Frank Browning
1950 Wattie Holm
1953 Sam Leever
1959 Gene Packard
1960 George Winkelman
1960 Leo Fishel
1965 Eric Erickson
1967 Jiggs Parson
1969 Jim Tobin
1970 Ray Schalk
1973 Jim Moore
1993 Oscar Grimes
1995 Fred Frink
1996 Johnny Berardino
2001 Joe Lovitto

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1946 In the second game of a doubleheader, Mickey Vernon completes the cycle. Vernon also homered in the first game to give the Senators a sweep of the White Sox.

2008 Boston lefty Jon Lester throws a no-hitter as the Red Sox clobber the Royals, 7 – 0.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1960 The Yankees sent Andy Carey to the Kansas City Athletics for Bob Cerv.

1972 St. Louis sent Joe Hague to Cincinnati for Bernie Carbo.

1973 Atlanta sent Andre Thornton to the Cubs for Joe Pepitone.

1988 Chicago sent Leon Durham to the
Reds for Pat Perry.

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