Baseball History for September 22nd

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1856 Uriah L.P. (Jake) Evans
1862 Bob Keating
1867 Bill Joyce
1867 Charlie Dewald
1869 Reuben Crandol (Dummy) Stephenson
1869 Henry Stein
1870 Michael Riley (Doc) Powers
1875 William Riddle (Doc) Marshall
1878 Jack Himes
1879 Bert Conn
1880 Ed Pinnance
1881 Carl Sitton
1883 Jack Flater
1884 Grover Land
1884 Jack Cameron
1885 Fred Stem
1885 Walter Lonergan
1889 George August (Hooks) Dauss
1890 Urban Shocker
1890 Denney Wilie
1893 Pat French
1893 Ira Flagstead
1894 Frank Walker
1895 Austin McHenry
1900 Bud Heine
1902 Ollie Marquardt
1903 Chuck Hostetler
1905 Larry Bettencourt
1908 Jim Holloway
1915 Reese Diggs
1917 Anse Moore
1920 Larry Eschen
1920 Bob Lemon
1923 Tom Wright
1927 Tom Lasorda
1929 Harry Bright
1930 Bob Harrison
1931 Ken Aspromonte
1934 Lou Johnson
1936 Doug Camilli
1939 Stover McIlwain
1944 Jim Fairey
1946 Larry Dierker
1952 Dell Alston
1954 Hal Dues
1955 Jeffrey Leonard
1958 Dave Sax
1959 Lee Graham
1959 Wally Backman
1959 John Stefero
1961 Bob Geren
1961 Vince Coleman
1962 Ray Stephens
1963 Jeff Peterek
1965 Mark Guthrie
1967 Matt Howard
1967 P. J. Forbes
1967 John Briscoe
1967 Doug Lindsey
1969 Jeff Barry
1969 Cesar Devarez
1970 Mike Matheny
1975 Luis Garcia
1975 Danny Klassen
1979 Charlton Jimerson
1981 Alexei Ramirez
1986 Chris Schwinden
1994 Carlos Correa

OBITUARIES:

1886 Tom Oran
1906 George Davies
1919 Harry Sullivan
1925 Dave Beadle
1929 Ice Box Chamberlain
1932 Hughie Hearne
1933 George Fields
1934 Tom Messitt
1942 Wiley Davis
1943 Larry Hesterfer
1949 Matty Fitzgerald
1955 Louis Drucke
1956 Jesse Tannehill
1960 Joe Bernard
1964 Red Torkelson
1965 Biz Mackey
1980 Tommy Neill
1992 Aurelio Lopez
1997 Eddie Sawyer
2000 Bill Sommers
2002 Don Carlsen
2004 Cy Block
2005 Mike Ulicny
2005 Monty Basgall
2007 Bill Harman
2015 Yogi Berra

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1911 Boston’s Cy Young wins his 511th game – his last major league win – by blanking the Pirates, 1 – 0.

1954 Karl Spooner, making his debut for the Dodgers, fans 15 Giants in a 3 – 0 complete game win.

1968 Cesar Tovar matches Bert Campaneris’s feat of playing all nine positions in a win over Oakland.

1977 Minnesota’s Bert Blyleven blanks the Angels, 6 – 0, holding the Halos hitless.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1897 Washington purchased Bill Dinneen from Toronto in the Eastern League.

1968 Baltimore signed amateur free agent Enos Cabell.

1978 Pittsburgh purchases Cito Gaston from Atlanta.

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