Baseball History for September 25th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1865 George Cobb
1872 Dick Harley
1872 Fred Odwell
1881 Clarence Carr (Tad) Quinn
1885 George Hogan
1888 Arnold Hauser
1888 Matt Zieser
1889 Dave Robertson
1893 Ed Chaplin
1897 Walter Anderson
1899 Harry Hallworth (Hoge) Workman
1902 Pierce Leigh (Pat) Malone
1904 Paul Hopkins
1905 Greg Mulleavy
1911 Bill Atwood
1916 Norm Schlueter
1917 Phil Rizzuto
1917 Johnny Sain
1924 Samuel Henry (Red) Webb
1945 Bill Hepler
1945 Steve Arlin
1948 Ray Busse
1952 Mike Stanton
1952 Sal Butera
1953 Ed Putman
1953 Dick Davis
1955 Jim Wessinger
1957 Glenn Hubbard
1958 Ron Mathis
1959 Geno Petralli
1960 Dave Walsh
1963 Eric Hetzel
1965 Steve Wapnick
1968 Reggie Jefferson
1969 David Weathers
1969 Tony Womack
1969 Oscar Munoz
1970 Ray Holbert
1974 Rich Hunter
1976 Juan Cerros
1977 Chris Piersoll
1977 Wil Nieves
1978 Joel Pineiro
1981 Rocco Baldelli
1981 Jason Bergmann
1982 Argenis Reyes
1983 Miguel Perez
1984 Victor Garate
1984 Michael Crotta
1985 Patrick Bowen (Bo) Schultz
1985 Brad Bergesen
1987 Lars Anderson
1987 Vance Worley
1989 Tyler Wilson
1991 Kyle Ryan

OBITUARIES:

1888 John Bass
1909 William Johnson
1929 Miller Huggins

He got an infection in his face (Erysipelas), then some sort of a flu, and the infection spread quickly, turning whatever he had into pneumonia and blood poisoning. He died in five days after the rash appeared on his face.

1930 Joe Wilhoit
1939 Frank LaPorte
1940 Mike Jordan
1950 Pep Deininger
1951 Nolen Richardson
1956 John McMakin
1957 Marty Becker
1966 Jim Stevens
1967 Phil Geier
1968 Ken Holloway
1971 Lefty Wolf
1972 Jerry Lynn
1974 Cliff Brady
1976 Red Faber
1991 Bob Prichard
1997 Bill Donovan
2001 John Powers
2002 Ray Hayworth
2008 Sam File
2013 Bill Stewart
2015 Tom Kelley

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1956 Sal Maglie tosses a no-hitter as the Dodgers top the Phillies, 5 – 0.

1965 Satchel Paige pitches three innings for the Athletics against the Red Sox without allowing a run – just a single to Yaz. Your guess is as good as anyone’s as to how old Paige was that day.

1974 Dr. Frank Jobe performs Tommy John surgery (ular collateral ligament reconstruction) on, well, Tommy John.

2003 Carlos Delgado crushes four homers in a Blue Jays victory.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1946 Pittsburgh pays $35,000 and a player to be named later (Johnny Hutchings) for Oakland Oaks star Wally Westlake.

1960 San Francisco signs amateur free agent outfielder Jose Cardenal.

1970 Minnesota signs amateur free agent pitcher Bill Campbell.

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