Baseball History for May 21st

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1859 Fred Dunlap
1867 Fred Clement
1874 Sandy McDougal
1877 Sam Brown
1881 Charlie Loudenslager
1883 Eddie Grant
1884 Karl Spongberg
1891 Bunny Hearn
1891 Doc Ayers
1893 Herold Juul
1900 Sam Langford
1902 Earl Averill
1906 Hank Johnson
1909 Mace Brown
1909 Dick Ward
1910 Larry Rosenthal
1911 Irv Stein
1912 Monty Stratton
1918 Neb Stewart
1918 Stan Goletz
1924 Ed Fitz Gerald
1926 Elmer Sexauer
1927 El Tappe
1930 Rudy Regalado
1932 Earl Hersh
1934 Moe Thacker
1936 Barry Latman
1941 Bobby Cox
1950 Bob Molinaro
1950 Hank Webb
1955 Eddie Milner
1958 Paul Runge
1960 Kent Hrbek
1961 Greg Tabor
1963 Jose Roman
1968 Greg O’Halloran
1968 Steve Pegues
1970 Bryce Florie
1970 Tom Martin
1971 Chris Widger
1973 Tommy Davis
1974 Mark Quinn
1976 Travis Harper
1976 Rocky Biddle
1978 Ricardo Rodriguez
1981 Josh Hamilton
1982 Ed Lucas
1985 Andrew Miller
1986 Matt Wieters
1987 Allan Dykstra
1991 Williams Perez
1991 Jacob Turner
1993 Joe Ross

OBITUARIES:

1886 David Lenz
1891 Jim Whitney
1892 Hub Collins
1933 Charlie Osterhout
1937 Jack McAdams
1938 Silver King
1938 Sam Childs
1959 Carter Elliott
1960 George Cochran
1961 Ben Koehler
1969 Dennis Burns
1970 Les Fusselman
1970 Jack Farmer
1973 Herm Wehmeier
1976 John Karst
1980 Frank Croucher
1985 Archie McKain
1985 Grover Powell
2001 Mel Hoderlein
2002 Bob Poser
2011 Jim Pyburn
2013 Cot Deal
2014 Johnny Gray
2015 Fred Gladding

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

2013 Mike Trout hits for the cycle, adding five RBIs in the game.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1888 Philadelphia purchases Ed Delahanty from Wheeling of the Tri-State League.

1913 Milwaukee agrees to send Nemo Leibold to Cleveland for a player named later – Johnny Beall. According to Baseball-Reference.com, the trade was later voided.

1919 New York sends Jim Thorpe to the Boston Braves.

1935 Washington purchases Bobo Newsom from the Browks for $40,000.

1936 Philadelphia reacquires Chuck Klein from the Cubs (along with Fabian
Kowalik) for Ethan Allen and Curt Davis.

1972 Montreal signs free agent hitter Larry Parrish.

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