Baseball History for January 10th

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1835 Harry Wright
1855 Tom Dolan
1863 Pat Pettee
1870 John Houseman
1873 Jack O’Neill
1873 Chick Stahl
1878 Ed MacGamwell
1879 Ed McNichol
1887 Harvey Russell
1888 George Pierce
1888 Del Pratt
1888 Joe Ohl
1890 Milt Watson
1893 Joe Gingras
1893 Marty Herrmann
1898 Ed Stauffer
1910 Johnny Peacock
1918 Bill Lillard
1922 Cliff Chambers
1926 George Strickland
1928 Jack Dittmer
1935 Ted Bowsfield
1937 Jim O’Toole
1938 Willie McCovey
1940 Dave Skaugstad
1943 Jim Campbell
1944 Chuck Dobson
1946 Vern Geishert
1946 George Korince
1948 Larry Hardy
1951 Gary Martz
1956 Dan Rohn
1958 Pat Keedy
1959 Richard Dotson
1960 Kelvin Torve
1960 Bob Brower
1962 Jim Lindeman
1962 Mario Diaz
1967 Kevin Baez
1969 Takahito Nomura
1973 Gary Rath
1976 Adam Kennedy
1976 Jason Jimenez
1977 Rick Bauer
1980 Matt Roney
1984 Hunter Jones
1985 Sammy Gervacio
1987 Ryan Dennick
1988 Jason Gurka
1988 Rafael Dolis

OBITUARIES:

1895 Steve Ladew
1907 Bob Langsford
1917 Jack McFetridge
1951 Tom Delahanty
1952 Bones Ely
1956 Algie McBride
1958 John Terry
1960 Bunny Fabrique
1962 Fred Bratschi
1962 Tillie Shafer
1966 Andy Reese
1970 Harvey Freeman
1977 Thomas Healy
1977 Vic Frazier
1980 Hughie Critz
1983 Gil Torres
1986 Roy Johnson
1987 Frank Makosky
1987 Frank Hiller
1996 Joe Schultz
1997 Phil Marchildon
1997 Nick Picciuto
2004 Ewald Pyle
2005 Tommy Fine
2016 Alton Brown

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1907 John McGraw manages to corral a runaway team of horses, saving two women from injury and possible death.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1900 New York purchases Win Mercer from Washington.

1918 Philadelphia sends Stuffy McInnis to the Red Sox for Larry Gardner, Hick Cady, and Tillie Walker (in February).

1928 New York sends Rogers Hornsby to the Boston Braves for Shanty Hogan and Jimmy Welsh.

1973 Seconday Draft… Keepers included Dick Ruthven and Alan Bannister (Phillies, 1st Round), Jim Sundberg (Texas, 1st Round), Donnie Moore (Chicago, 1st Round), Mike Norris (Oakland, 1st Round).

1978 Secondary Draft… Keepers included Tony Phillips (Expos, 1st Round), Jesse Orosco (Twins, 2nd Round).

1991 Baltimore sends Steve Finley, Curt Schilling and Pete Harnisch to the Astros for Glenn Davis.

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