Baseball History for September 12th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1840 Nick Young
1851 Frederick Ehlen
1855 Jud Birchall
1867 John Dolan
1875 Bill Cristall
1875 John Gochnaur
1880 Boss Schmidt
1884 Bob Groom
1885 Fred Luderus
1885 John Quinn
1888 Patsy McGaffigan
1891 Pepper Peploski
1894 Ole Olsen
1903 Len Dondero
1907 Spud Chandler
1907 Ollie Bejma
1908 Jim McLeod
1916 Ralph Hamner
1916 Charlie Keller
1917 Russ Christopher
1918 Al Libke
1920 Andy Seminick
1924 George Bradshaw
1924 Bubba Church
1925 Stan Lopata
1926 George Freese
1928 Len Matarazzo
1929 Tom Herrin
1933 Dave Stenhouse
1934 Albie Pearson
1940 Mickey Lolich
1940 Rich Barry
1943 Floyd Wicker
1947 John Montague
1953 Greg Keatley
1956 Mark Thurmond
1957 Mario Ramirez
1959 Scotti Madison
1960 Trench Davis
1963 Keith Hughes
1963 Mike Roesler
1967 Pat Listach
1968 Masao Kida
1969 Hilly Hathaway
1970 Tito Navarro
1975 Luis Castillo
1975 Mark Johnson
1980 Sean Burroughs
1980 Maicer Izturis
1980 Kevin Richardson
1981 Franquelis Osoria
1982 Carmen Pignatiello
1983 Clayton Richard
1986 Steve Garrison
1986 Kyle Weiland
1989 Freddie Freeman
1991 Jose Urena
1992 Andrew Faulkner
1992 Matt Wisler

OBITUARIES:

1881 Chub Sullivan
1905 Billy Taylor
1915 Ormond Butler
1931 Pop Dillon
1935 Ed Beecher
1945 Cy Pieh
1945 Dave Zearfoss
1949 Sherry Smith
1951 Lave Winham
1955 Dick Adkins
1956 Tod Sloan
1957 Homer Thompson
1966 Parson Perryman
1967 Rollie Zeider
1968 Don Rudolph
1968 Charles Conway
1969 Ed Schorr
1973 Bernie Boland
1975 Augie Johns
1980 Ole Olsen
1985 Steamboat Struss
1986 Jim Shilling
1990 Jim Romano
1993 Granny Hamner
1994 Hunter Lane
2007 Lou Kretlow
2015 Alex Monchak

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1962 Tom Cheney goes the distance, all 16 innings, to beat the Orioles, 2 – 1. The Senator pitcher strikes out a record 21 batters.

1976 The 53-yearold Minnie Minoso clocks a hit off of Sid Monge – the oldest man to get a hit in MLB history.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1963 Washington purchases Ken Hunt from the Angels.

1967 Cincinnati signs amatuer free agent infielder Dave Concepcion.

1974 Cleveland trades a player to be named later to the Angels for Frank Robinson, who
would become a player-manager.

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