Baseball History for October 1st

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1849 Steve Bellan
1854 William Hyndman
1869 Frank Motz
1869 Huyler Westervelt
1877 Jim Hackett
1884 Ed Zmich
1889 Dutch Sterrett
1894 Duster Mails
1894 Ray Kolp
1895 Carmen Hill
1895 Roy Johnson
1901 Jimmie Reese
1915 Red Tramback
1918 Jim Russell
1919 Barney Mussill
1919 Bob Boyd
1928 Hal Naragon
1931 Fred Kipp
1934 Chuck Hiller
1937 Alan Brice
1945 Rod Carew
1946 Jon Warden
1947 Remy Hermoso
1947 Buzz Capra
1948 Bill Bonham
1951 Ken Pape
1952 Bob Myrick
1953 Pete Falcone
1955 Jeff Reardon
1956 Vance Law
1963 Mark McGwire
1964 Roberto Kelly
1967 Chuck McElroy
1968 Jeff Patterson
1973 John Thomson
1975 Brandon Knight
1980 Chad Orvella
1984 Chris Johnson
1984 Matt Cain
1985 Darren Ford
1985 Jeremy Horst
1985 Mitch Atkins
1986 Aaron Poreda
1987 Erik Komatsu
1991 Robbie Ray
1991 Cy Sneed
1991 Connor Sadzeck
1991 Lou Trivino
1992 Xander Bogaerts
1992 Colin Moran
1994 Cedric Mullins

OBITUARIES:

1877 Ed Somerville
1911 Leo Hafford
1912 Bill Boyd
1929 Lee Richmond
1936 George Huff
1937 Mickey Devine
1947 Hub Northen
1948 Lew Camp
1949 Eddie Kolb
1950 Red Howell
1975 Larry MacPhail
1977 Pat Patterson
1978 Abe White
1980 Pat Veltman
1984 Walter Alston
1984 Billy Goodman
2000 Charlie Brewster
2005 Tom Clyde
2011 Johnny Schmitz
2013 Ellis Burton
2014 Jose Martinez
2015 Cal Neeman

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1903 Pittsburgh beats Boston, 7 – 3, in the first modern World Series game. Deacon Phillippe gets the win while Cy Young takes the loss and Jimmy Sebring hits the first homer.

1932 Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot” off of Charlie Root in game three is his second homer of the game. The Yankees beat the Cubs that day, 7 – 5.

1950 Connie Mack and Burt Shotten both retire – and become the last managers to wear street clothes in the dugout.

1961 Roger Maris hits his 61st homer, a drive off of Tracy Stallard to set a new single season home run record (*).

1984 Peter Ueberroth becomes the sixth commissioner of baseball.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1926 Among those taken in the Rule 5 Draft was Ike Boone, taken by the White Sox from Mission in the PCL.

1942 Washington purchased Paul (Daffy) Dean from the Cardinals.

1968 Boston signs amateur free agent outfielder Juan Beniquez.

1970 Milwaukee signs amateur free agent outfielder Sixto Lezcano.

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