Baseball History for September 26th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1847 Al Martin
1850 Gus Schmelz
1867 John Ricks
1873 Andy Boswell
1878 Tom Asmussen
1878 Jacob Fox
1880 Bert Humphries
1886 Jim Rutherford
1889 George Anderson
1890 Bob Coleman
1891 Tinsley Ginn
1895 Bernie Neis
1904 Jess Cortazzo
1905 Johnny Hodapp
1905 Pat Caraway
1910 Joe Sullivan
1912 Grey Clarke
1917 Thurman Tucker
1918 Walt Chipple
1921 Clarence Maddern
1924 Eddie Erautt
1925 Bobby Shantz
1926 Mel McGaha
1928 Al Lary
1933 Roy Wright
1935 Walt Streuli
1945 Dave Duncan
1947 Norm McRae
1950 Bill Moran
1953 Jim Gideon
1957 Doug Sisk
1957 Kelvin Moore
1959 Rich Gedman
1961 Steve Buechele
1963 Calvin Jones
1964 Joe Skalski
1964 Dave Martinez
1965 Doug Piatt
1967 Brian Traxler
1968 Brian Shouse
1969 Brian Looney
1970 Matt Murray
1977 Aaron Myette
1979 Yurendell de Caster
1982 Daniel McCutchen
1983 Scott Lewis
1986 Sean Doolittle
1988 Chris Archer

OBITUARIES:

1884 Jim Egan
1890 Jerry Moore
1894 Nick Reeder
1896 John Curran
1912 Cherokee Fisher
1915 Ed Cushman
1932 Henry Gruber
1942 Joe Giannini
1948 Elmer Leifer
1950 John Scheneberg
1953 Bill Cunningham
1958 Raleigh Aitchison
1961 Vern Hughes
1964 Paul Zahniser
1968 Bud Clancy
1972 Jesse Baker
1974 Lefty Stewart
1976 Buddy Crump
1976 Rip Russell
1977 Ernie Lombardi
1980 Andy O’Connor
1984 Walt Bashore
1997 Woody English
2002 Al Kvasnak
2004 Victor Cruz

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1961 Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth’s single season home run mark (*) with a shot off of Oriole pitcher Jack Fisher.

1981 Nolan Ryan fires his fifth no-hitter, as the Astros blank the Dodgers, 5 – 0.

1983 Bob Forsch tops the Expos, 3 – 0, without allowing Montreal a hit – the second time the Cardinal pitcher threw a no-hitter.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1896 Pittsburgh drafts Jesse Tannehill from Richmond in the Virginia League using the Rule 5 Draft.

1958 Kansas City purchases Diego Segui from Tucson in the Arizona-Mexico League.

1977 The Mets selected Doc Medich off the waiver wire after his release by Seattle.

Advertisements

1 thought on “Baseball History for September 26th

  1. Pingback: Happy Birthday, Ed Cushman! | Mighty Casey Baseball

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s