Baseball History for May 26th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1865 Pete Hasney
1867 Harry Burrell
1872 Ulysses Simpson Grant (Stoney) McGlynn
1874 Jack Cronin
1874 Dave Pickett
1891 Gene Paulette
1894 Bill Fincher
1898 Milt Steengrafe
1902 Herb Thomas
1904 Bill Shores
1904 Frank Ragland
1907 Emil Roy
1910 Jim McCloskey
1927 Dutch Romberger
1931 Jim Frey
1932 Joe Altobelli
1933 Ramon Lopez
1934 Jim Mahoney
1935 Eddie Haas
1942 Chuck Hartenstein
1945 Al Yates
1947 Darrell Evans
1948 Bob Hansen
1949 Ed Crosby
1954 Kevin Kennedy
1959 Dann Bilardello
1960 Rob Murphy
1964 Willie Fraser
1965 Ricky Jordan
1967 Stacy Jones
1969 John O’Donoghue
1971 Jason Bere
1973 Chris Latham
1975 Travis Lee
1980 Sean Barker
1981 Ben Zobrist
1982 Carlos Martinez
1982 Joe Koshansky
1985 Kevin Mulvey
1985 Lance Zawadzki
1990 Alex Dickerson

OBITUARIES:

1911 Billy O’Brien
1914 Jumbo Latham
1918 George Bone
1919 Sadie Houck
1921 Gil Hatfield
1924 Ed MacGamwell
1927 Herm Merritt
1942 Ed Gremminger
1948 Bill Sweeney
1951 George Winter
1956 Al Simmons
1958 Dwight Wertz
1959 Ed Walsh
1964 Buzzy Wares
1966 William Rumler
1967 Bud Davis
1968 Chippy Gaw
1968 Doc Ayers
1969 Harland Rowe
1971 Judge Nagle
1973 Chicken Hawks
1977 Johnny Kucab
1981 George Smith
1983 Dutch Romberger
1988 Dick Strahs
1994 Red Treadway
1996 Mike Sharperson
1996 Don Bollweg
1998 Charlie White
2005 Jim Ray
2005 Chico Carrasquel
2013 Larry Johnson
2014 Mike Gordon

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1933 Chuck Klein hits for the cycle for the second time in his career. He last did it in 1931.

1959 Harvey Haddix takes a perfect game into the thirteenth inning – but an error, a walk, and a double by Joe Adcock ruin his day. The Braves beat Pittsburgh, 1 – 0.

1964 Washington’s Jim King is a perfect 4 for 4 and completes the cycle.

1993 A fly ball off the bat of Carlos Martinez hits rightfielder Jose Canseco on the top of his head and bounces over the wall for a homer.

2004 Daryle Ward has a six RBI game while completing the cycle. His dad, Gary, turned the trick in 1980.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1908 The Highlanders purchased Hippo Vaughn from Hot Spring in the Arkansas State League.

1912 Washington sent three players to Montreal of the International League for Chick Gandil.

1959 The Yankees stole Ralph Terry and Hector Lopez from Kansas City for Johnny Kucks, Jerry Lumpe, and Tom Sturdivant.

1976 Baltimore signed free agent Terry Crowley.

1978 St. Louis sent Eric Rasmussen to the Padres for George Hendrick.

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