Baseball History for May 20th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1860 Watch Burnham
1879 John Murphy
1879 Jake Thielman
1884 Paul Howard
1889 Ted Cather
1890 Jess Buckles
1891 Joe Harris
1893 Walter Bernhardt
1893 Fritz Von Kolnitz
1897 Wilcy Moore
1900 Claral Gillenwater
1900 Ollie Klee
1900 George Grantham
1904 Pete Appleton
1911 Bert Delmas
1913 Lou Scoffic
1914 Stan Benjamin
1916 Joe Wood
1919 Harry Taylor
1921 Earl Rapp
1921 Hal Newhouser
1923 Jose Zardon
1925 Lee Griffeth
1930 Tom Morgan
1931 Ken Boyer
1937 Bob Giallombardo
1943 Dave McDonald
1946 Jim Lyttle
1946 Bobby Murcer
1961 Ralph Bryant
1963 David Wells
1964 Jeff Schwarz
1964 Gordon Dillard
1965 Wayne Housie
1965 Todd Stottlemyre
1974 Brian McNichol
1975 Luis Garcia
1975 Amaury Garcia
1976 Ramon Hernandez
1977 Steve Stemle
1978 Wilson Valdez
1979 Jayson Werth
1980 Austin Kearns
1981 Kensuke Tanaka
1983 Adam Rosales
1985 Toru Murata
1988 Carlos Rivero
1988 Tony Sanchez
1989 Ariel Pena
1990 Chris Reed

OBITUARIES:

1889 Oscar Walker
1891 Jim Fogarty
1914 Chub Collins
1917 Pete Galligan
1933 Billy Lauder
1942 Amby McConnell
1951 Frank Olin
1957 Roy Hutson
1958 Cotton Minahan
1958 Frank Bird
1960 Pat Collins
1964 Cy Neighbors
1964 Frank Moore
1969 Charlie Pickett
1971 Martin Dihigo
1972 Hoge Workman
1972 Wally Dashiell
1978 Bob Logan
1982 Leo Taylor
1983 Fred Schulte
1989 Mike Reinbach
1991 Pete Runnels
1993 Al Aber
2001 Bud Thomas
2001 Bob Keely
2008 Herb Hash

YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN IT!!!

1948 Joe DiMaggio completes the cycle for the second time of his career. The first was back in 1937. This time, he added an extra homer with his five hits and drove in six runs.

1968 Jim Fregosi comletes the cycle.

1970 Rod Carew has four hits and
completes the cycle.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1958 The Cubs sent Jim Brosnan to the Cardinals for Alvin Dark.

1973 Texas sent Mike Epstein, Rich Hand, and Rick Stelmaszek to the Angels for Jim Spencer and Lloyd Allen.

1978 Boston signs amateur free agent
pitcher Bob Ojeda.

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