Baseball History for September 24th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1846 Charlie Pabor
1853 Martin Flaherty
1859 Joseph H. (Cyclone) Miller
1881 Bob Vail
1882 John Kane
1883 Herbert Jackson
1890 Mike Gonzalez
1891 Wesley Peter (Paddy) Siglin
1893 Joe Sargent
1894 Otto Neu
1896 George Louis (Kewpie) Pennington
1909 Johnny Reder
1910 Fred (Dixie) Walker
1910 Tom Seats
1917 Charlie Cuellar
1920 Otis Davis
1921 Clyde Vollmer
1925 Wally Hood
1929 Jim Mangan
1931 Mike Krsnich
1938 George Banks
1939 Dick Nen
1940 Curt Motton
1942 Chuck Nieson
1946 Lou Camilli
1947 Norm Angelini
1948 Eric Soderholm
1949 Don Kirkwood
1952 Rod Gilbreath
1955 Gorman Heimueller
1956 Hubie Brooks
1958 Jim Acker
1958 Larry White
1962 Doug Davis
1964 Rafael Palmeiro
1964 Jim Neidlinger
1965 Scott Leius
1966 Kevin Koslofski
1966 Chris George
1966 Bernard Gilkey
1970 Paul Spoljaric
1971 Kevin Millar
1971 Jamie Burke
1973 Carlton Loewer
1973 Jesse Garcia
1974 John McDonald
1975 Mario Encarnacion
1976 Ben Broussard
1979 Nate Cornejo
1980 Levale Speigner
1982 Jeff Karstens
1983 Travis Ishikawa
1984 Scott Carroll
1984 Rafael Rodriguez
1987 Jake Goebbert
1988 James Jones
1988 Hunter Strickland
1988 Moises Sierra
1989 Jake Buchanan

OBITUARIES:

1910 George Boone
1913 Fred Roat
1924 Dan McFarlan
1933 Mike Donlin
1941 Lou Castro
1946 Jeff Tesreau
1956 Walt Marbet
1958 Bill Jackson
1965 Cliff Knox
1967 John Allen
1973 Tommy Nelson
1973 Bruce Sloan
1974 Dick Porter
1977 Sherm Lollar
1978 Lyman Bostock

Gunshot wounds – he had been shot the previous night.

1980 Ernie Shore
1980 Bill Ayers
1990 Johnny Wertz
1993 Izzy Goldstein
1996 Red Embree
2005 Frank Smith
2008 Mickey Vernon
2009 Del Bates
2015 Ed Sukla

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1916 Marty Kavanaugh’s grand slam is the first hit by a pinch hitter in MLB history. And, it gives Cleveland the win over Boston, 5 – 3.

1940 Jimmie Foxx hits his 500th career homer off of George Caster. At the time, only Babe Ruth would have that many homers.

1974 Al Kaline gets his 3,000th hit off of Dave McNally.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1961 Houston signs amateur free agent pitcher Tom Burgmeier.

1978 Milwaukee signs amateur free agent hitter David Green.

1990 The Yankees release Deion Sanders – so he can play football…

1998 The Angels sign amateur free agent pitcher Francisco Rodriguez.

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