Baseball History for September 19th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1856 Phil Baker
1859 William H. (Yank) Robinson
1862 Charles W. (Lefty) Marr
1867 John Joseph (Sadie) McMahon
1871 James H. (Dewey) McDougal
1872 Henry Lampe
1884 Jack Ryan
1886 Frank Harter
1888 Ralph Young
1890 Ray Hartranft
1890 John Phalen (Stuffy) McInnis
1897 Astyanax Douglass
1900 Jim Wright
1902 Jim Begley
1902 Bruce Connatser
1903 Carl Lind
1906 John Carroll (Cap) Clark
1909 Hersh Martin
1909 Frank Reiber
1912 John Duncan (Red) Barkley
1913 Nick Etten
1915 Paul Kardow
1916 Bob McNamara
1916 Reuben Walter (Rube) Fischer

One of the few Rubes who was really named Reuben.

1924 Vern Benson
1926 Murray Wall
1926 Edwin Donald (Duke) Snider
1927 Bill Sarni
1929 Ray Shearer
1930 Bob Turley
1931 Ron Shoop
1937 Chris Short
1943 Joe Morgan
1943 Mike Derrick
1944 Russ Nagelson
1946 Joe Ferguson
1946 Ron Lolich
1950 Buddy Schultz
1951 Nardi Contreras
1960 Phil Stephenson
1962 Randy Myers
1967 Jim Abbott
1968 Pedro Munoz
1969 Marc Ronan
1971 Joey Dawley
1975 Javier Valentin
1977 Mike Smith
1978 Nick Johnson
1979 Lenny DiNardo
1979 Andrew Good
1980 Ray Sadler
1980 Ryan Roberts
1981 Scott Baker
1983 Robinzon Diaz
1983 Joey Devine
1983 Charlie Haeger
1983 John Jaso
1984 Danny Valencia
1985 Gio Gonzalez
1986 Anthony Vasquez
1989 George Springer

OBITUARIES:

1930 Arlie Pond
1932 Otto Neu
1936 Bill Hart
1938 Pink Hawley
1952 Hugo Bezdek
1956 Tom Gastall

Plane crash. Gastall, a bonus baby catcher for the Orioles, was just 24.

1960 Lew Brockett
1963 Slim Harriss
1970 Dave Danforth
1972 Les Bartholomew
1974 Zack Taylor
1977 Paddy Livingston
1980 Ralph Capron
1993 Frank Wurm
1995 Mem Lovett
1996 Nanny Fernandez
1997 Bill Butland
2001 Bill Stafford
2005 Marv Grissom
2006 Buddy Peterson
2008 Ernie Andres
2015 Walter Young
2015 Bobby Etheridge

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1931 Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of the season by topping the White Sox, 2 – 1.

1986 White Sox starter Joe Cowley beats his former team, the Yankees, 7 – 1 without allowing a hit. He walked seven… By the way, it was Cowley’s last major league win.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1921 The Philadelphia As sent four players and optioned a fifth to acquire Joe Hauser from Milwaukee in the American Association.

1928 The St. Louis Browns purchased Rip Collins from Toledo of the International League.

1961 San Francisco signed amateur free agent Dave May.

1973 Houston signed amateur outfielder Terry Puhl.

1992 Houston signed amateur free agent Carlos Guillen.

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  1. Pingback: Happy Birthday, Hugo Bezdek! | Mighty Casey Baseball

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