Baseball History for December 25th

Merry Christmas, by the way…

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1844 Nat Jewett
1856 James Francis “Pud” Galvin
1864 Joe Quinn
1864 Vince Dailey
1865 George Mappes
1866 George Haddock
1869 Alex Jones
1871 Mike Hickey
1872 Ted Lewis
1874 Barry McCormick
1876 Jim Jones
1879 Dick Braggins
1881 Jim Doyle
1881 Joe McCarthy
1884 Ed Henderson
1886 Morrie Rath
1887 Willaim George “Bull” Wagner
1892 Walter Holke
1892 Karl Kolseth
1895 Herb Hunter
1895 Frank Ellerbe
1897 Allen Elliott
1898 Earl Kunz
1899 Tom Gulley
1899 Gene Robertson
1901 Charles Lorenzo “Buster” Chatham
1903 Red Barnes
1904 Bill Akers
1904 Lloyd Brown
1908 Ben Chapman
1908 Alta Cohen
1908 Jo-Jo Moore
1912 Quincy Trouppe
1912 Greek George
1922 Neal Watlington
1925 Ned Garver
1926 Dick Manville
1927 Nellie Fox
1928 Mike Blyzka
1928 Frank Baldwin
1934 Charlie Beamon
1938 Jack Hamilton
1939 Chris Krug
1943 Dennis Musgraves
1946 Gene Lamont
1950 Manny Trillo
1951 Luis Quintana
1952 Julio Gonzalez
1953 Rick Anderson
1954 Jeff Little
1956 Wallace Johnson
1956 Charlie Lea
1958 Gerry Davis
1958 Rickey Henderson
1960 Ty Gainey
1960 Tom O’Malley
1961 Rich Renteria
1962 Marty Pevey
1962 Bruce Walton
1968 Scott Bullett
1970 Steve Montgomery
1972 Erik Hiljus
1973 Tarrik Brock
1975 Hideki Okajima
1981 Willy Taveras
1982 Ruben Gotay
1986 Waldis Joaquin

OBITUARIES:

1894 Tom Cahill
1910 John Deasley
1916 Bill Moriarty
1922 Wes Fisler
1925 Harry Kirsch
1930 Fred Clement
1941 George Bell
1942 Whitey Alpermann
1953 Patsy Donovan
1961 Frank Foutz
1961 Don Savage
1970 Red Juelich
1976 Bill Skiff
1983 Babe Young
1989 Billy Martin

Car accident on an icy road…

1992 Ed Donnelly
1994 Tony Robello
2001 Ramon Garcia
2007 Jim Beauchamp
2009 Bill Burich
2010 Karl Olson
2013 Mike Hegan

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1888 Nationalpastime.com notes that the first indoor baseball game took place at the Philadelphia State Fairgrounds Building, where 2,000 people watched the “Downtowners” beat the “Uptowners”, 6 – 1.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

Not a busy day, as you can imagine.

1898 Cincinnati purchases Kip Selbach from Washington for $5,000.

1920 Cincinnati purchases Bubbles Hargrave from St. Paul of the American Association for $10,000.

1970 Boston signs amateur free agent catcher Bo Diaz.

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