Baseball History for March 28th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1860 Tom McLaughlin
1864 Frank Brill
1875 Jimmy Barrett
1875 Harry Gleason
1890 Johnny Johnston
1890 Dee Walsh
1894 Lee King
1898 Chief Yellow Horse
1899 Al Hermann
1905 Allen Benson
1907 Walt Masters
1909 Lon Warneke
1911 Clarence Pickrel
1915 Joe Krakauskas
1919 Vic Raschi
1920 Babe Martin
1920 Fred Hancock
1929 Bill Macdonald
1935 Garland Shifflett
1936 Jimmie Coker
1949 Frank Snook
1961 Glenn Davis
1964 Mike Fitzgerald
1967 Shawn Boskie
1967 Larry Gonzales
1969 Craig Paquette
1973 Paul Wilson
1974 Ryan Christenson
1975 Steve Sparks
1975 Julio Zuleta
1981 Edwar Ramirez
1985 Mark Melancon
1986 Brad Emaus
1986 Steve Susdorf
1987 Bryan Morris
1988 Ryan Kalish
1991 Christian Walker

OBITUARIES:

1904 George Seward
1907 Chick Stahl
1913 Clare Patterson
1916 Eddie Hohnhorst
1919 Steve Toole
1931 Ban Johnson
1933 Tom McCarthy
1934 Ed Larkin
1939 Fred Goldsmith
1946 Chick Fullis
1946 Cum Posey
1947 Johnny Evers
1950 Henry Clarke
1950 Ernie Ross
1951 Kohly Miller
1951 Joe Murphy
1953 Jim Thorpe
1955 Tom Lynch
1958 Chuck Klein
1958 Gus Thompson
1961 Jim Hackett
1961 Jack Coveney
1972 Donie Bush
1972 Cy Moore
1975 Hy Gunning
1984 Jess Pike
1990 Johnny Neun
1993 Ray Flanigan
1996 Don Ross
2003 Sam Bowens
2006 Paul Minner
2009 Earle Brucker
2010 Joe Gates
2010 John Purdin
2013 Gus Triandos
2015 Dick Mills

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1999 In Havana, the first game between a US team and a Cuban team in more than 40 years, the Orioles top the Cuban National team, 3 – 2.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

Not a lot going on here. Mostly releases…

1976 St. Louis sends Bill Caudill to the Reds for Joel Youngblood.

1981 The Cubs and White Sox exchange pitchers – Ken Kravec goes to the Cubs, Dennis Lamp to the Sox.

2001 Florida sends Mark Kotsay and Cesar Crespo to the Padres for Matt Clement, Eric Owens and Omar Ortiz.

2017 Cincinnati picks up Scooter Gennett, who had been waived by the Brewers.

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