Baseball History for February 27th

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1858 Joe Ardner
1864 Bill Farmer
1876 Art Goodwin
1881 Walter Moser
1882 Art McGovern
1894 Bob Cone
1896 Will Koenigsmark
1896 Ralph Foster “Cy” Perkins
1899 Pat McNulty
1901 Chick Fullis
1902 Roy Hutson
1904 Arthur John “Bud” Teachout
1906 Leroy Herrmann
1907 Hilton Smith
1916 Don Hanski
1917 Rube Melton – Born Reuben, believe it or not.
1919 Johnny Pesky
1920 Connie Ryan
1928 Juan Delis
1933 Sammy Taylor
1936 Evans Killeen
1937 Carl Warwick
1949 John Wockenfuss
1952 Henry Cruz
1953 Ron Hassey
1962 Greg Cadaret
1966 Pete Smith
1966 Chris Howard
1968 Matt Stairs
1969 Willie Banks
1974 Cliff Politte
1977 Craig Monroe
1980 John Hattig
1984 Jumbo Diaz
1984 Anibal Sanchez
1984 Denard Span
1984 Scott Mathieson
1986 Yovani Gallardo
1986 James Parr
1990 Carlos Triunfel
1990 Adam Morgan

OBITUARIES:

1906 John Peltz
1926 Otis Clymer
1928 Walt Schulz
1934 Frank Shannon
1947 Ensign Cottrell
1947 Jack Calhoun
1953 Barney Wolfe
1963 Lefty Schegg
1964 Tony Smith
1978 Nig Lipscomb
1978 Claral Gillenwater
1990 Vern Freiburger
1996 Vic Janowicz
2002 Dykes Potter
2011 Duke Snider

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1912 The Yankees begin wearing a uniform adorned in pinstripes. This lasts but a year, but returns for good in 1915.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1982 San Francisco signs free agent outfielder Reggie Smith.

1984 Montreal sends Al Olier to the Giants for Max Venable, Fred Breining and a player to be named later (Andy McGaffigan).

1985 Texas sends Billy Sample and a player to be named later (Eric Dersin) to the Yankees to reacquire Toby Harrah.

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