Baseball History for March 25th

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1856 Martin Powell
1861 Pat Scanlon
1862 Charlie Geggus
1866 Harry Lyons
1866 Larry McKeon
1868 Frank Dwyer
1874 Bill Carney
1875 Dorsey Riddlemoser
1879 John Walsh
1881 Raymond (Chappy) Charles
1882 Jimmy Sebring
1886 Michael Timothy (Jimmy) Walsh
1887 Clyde Milan
1891 Howard Zell (Polly) McLarry
1900 Russ Miller
1901 Denver Grigsby
1909 Emil John (Dutch) Leonard
1913 James Walter (Buster) Maynard
1915 Chris Hartje
1919 Bill Evans
1920 Sam Lowry
1922 Billy Bowers
1930 Rudy Minarcin
1932 Woodie Held
1932 Walt Craddock
1933 Nelson Chittum
1938 Alan Koch
1944 Jim Britton
1945 Jim Ellis
1948 Mike Nagy
1955 Lee Mazzilli
1962 Jeff Kunkel
1965 Jerry Kutzler
1966 Tom Glavine
1967 Brian Barnes
1969 Paul Menhart
1969 Dan Wilson
1969 Travis Fryman
1969 Erik Schullstrom
1969 Eric Helfand
1969 Scott Sanders
1972 Howard Battle
1975 Miguel Mejia
1975 Adrian Hernandez
1977 Brett Jodie
1980 Neal Cotts
1987 Hyun-jin Ryu
1987 Kirby Yates
1990 Erisbel Arruebarrena
1991 Mike Zunino

OBITUARIES:

1897 Bill Quarles
1904 Harry Arundel
1906 Joe Cassidy
1912 Harry Keener
1921 Harry Arndt
1924 Terry Connell
1928 Homer Smoot
1929 Roy Meeker
1930 Bill Krieg
1933 Tom Donovan
1936 Art Hagan
1938 Al Burris
1939 Tiny Chaplin
1941 Eddie Hickey
1946 Hack Schumann
1949 Jim Riley
1950 Pussy Tebeau
1951 Dan Daub
1951 Eddie Collins
1953 Tim Griesenbeck
1958 Clarence Kraft
1958 Al Shaw
1966 Bill Morrisette
1981 Red Morgan
1985 Curt Barclay
1985 Joe Wood
1986 George Grant
1999 Cal Ripken
2005 Frank Zupo
2009 Johnny Blanchard
2013 Lou Sleater
2015 Bill Slayback

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!

2008 In what was then the earliest major league opening day, the Red Sox beat Oakland in Tokyo. Manny Ramirez doubles in the tenth to drive in the winning run.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1959 St. Louis sends Sam Jones and Don Choate to the Giants for Bill White and Ray Jablonski.

1981 Atlanta sends Gary Matthews to the Phillies for pitcher Bob Walk.

1982 Toronto gets Rance Mulliniks from Kansas City for Phil Huffman.

1997 Atlanta sends Marquis Grissom and David Justice to Cleveland for Kenny Lofton and Alan Embree.

1999 After being released by Cleveland, Orel Hershiser signs with the Mets. Hershiser, now 40, would go 13 – 12 with a 4.58 ERA, winning his 200th game along the way.

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