Baseball History for June 26th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1858 Lorenzo “Ren” Deagle
1858 Denny Sullivan
1860 Al Strueve
1873 Henry Schmidt
1874 Tully Frederick “Topsy” Hartsel
1891 Justin Howard “Mike” Fitzgerald
1891 Al Huenke
1893 Elmer Ponder
1900 Lum Davenport
1900 Elmer Yoter
1903 George Milstead
1903 Floyd Caves “Babe” Herman
1907 Debs Garms
1910 Jim Henry
1913 Russ Lyon
1915 Willard Brown
1918 Elmer Singleton
1920 Jean-Pierre Roy
1921 Howie Pollet
1929 Dick Tettelbach
1933 Gene Green
1933 Joe Albanese
1941 Gil Garrido
1943 Bill Robinson
1950 Dave Rosello
1952 Steve Bowling
1955 Manny Seoane
1957 Mike Griffin
1957 Jose Barrios
1960 Pete Dalena
1969 Mike Myers
1969 Rodney Myers
1971 Greg Blosser
1974 Jason Kendall
1974 Derek Jeter
1975 Jason Middlebrook
1979 Luis Gonzalez
1980 Chris Shelton
1984 Elijah Dukes
1984 Luis Hernandez
1986 Michael Kohn
1986 Lou Marson

OBITUARIES:

1925 Sam Crane
1940 Billy Reid
1940 Jimmie Savage
1946 Chris Hartje
1948 Jimmy Esmond
1954 Charlie Pick
1957 Tom Whelan
1959 Joe Sugden
1961 Bill Collins
1966 Lil Stoner
1972 Mike Kircher
1977 Jack Berly
1983 Don Rader
1985 Wes Schulmerich
1987 Jay Avrea
1991 Johnny Johnson
1993 Roy Campanella
1996 Buck Frierson
1997 Armando Roche
1999 Tim Layana
2006 Jack Urban
2013 Justin Miller
2015 Kal Segrist

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1962 Red Sox starter Earl Wilson blanks the Angels, 2 – 0, without allowing a hit. Wilson also drove in the winning run and later scored the other run. Wilson scattered four walks.

1970 Frank Robinson hits grand slams in consecutive at bats, as Baltimore clocks the Senators, 12 – 2.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1923 Brooklyn signed amateur catcher Moe Berg.

1948 Chicago signed local amateur infielder Ed Winceniak.

1957 Baltimore signs amateur free agent pitcher Milt Pappas.

1979 New York sends minor leaguer Paul Semall to the Cubs for struggling outfielder Bobby Murcer.

1986 The White Sox sent catcher Scott Bradley to Seattle. A week later, Seattle returned to the White Sox outfielder Ivan Calderon.

1993 Cleveland signs amateur pitcher Bartolo Colon.

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