Baseball History for October 2nd

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1853 Mike Dorgan
1854 Clarence Dow
1855 Bob Blakiston
1855 Cyrus Alban (Jack) Allen
1867 Michael Joseph (Kid) Madden
1869 Scott Stratton
1873 Charlie Krause
1877 Ernie Diehl
1878 Jim McGinley
1880 Jim Miller
1882 Ed Barry
1891 Eddie Murphy
1896 Sid Womack
1904 Tom Angley
1908 Ray Lucas
1919 Joe Buzas
1920 Francis Joseph (Spec) Shea
1921 Ralph Weigel
1922 Jim Gladd
1924 Bill Serena
1930 John Gabler
1930 Jim Heise
1932 Maury Wills
1934 Earl Wilson
1938 Mike de la Hoz
1939 Paul Doyle
1943 Paul Dicken
1946 Bob Robertson
1949 Greg Pryor
1951 Bob Coluccio
1952 Terry Cornutt
1953 Kevin Kobel
1956 Jeff Doyle
1957 Andre Robertson
1959 Dave Beard
1960 Ernie Riles
1964 Randy Byers
1964 Hector Villanueva
1969 Alan Newman
1969 Matt Walbeck
1970 Eddie Guardado
1972 Trey Moore
1972 Rafael Carmona
1973 Scott Schoeneweis
1974 Doug Nickle
1976 Victor Santos
1979 Jose Morban
1981 Marino Salas
1984 Matt Reynolds
1984 Oswaldo Navarro
1987 Rafael Lopez
1989 Ryan Dull
1989 Aaron Hicks
1989 Chad Smith
1989 Tyler Olson
1991 Cam Bedrosian
1991 Jason Hursh
1991 Noel Cuevas
1993 Lance McCullers
1995 Kyle Wright

OBITUARIES:

1910 Sandy McDougal
1915 Tommy Beals
1918 George McManus
1920 Walter Hackett
1921 Ed Carfrey
1926 Art Sunday
1929 Buck Hopkins
1931 George Bradley
1933 Mike McGeary
1944 Dick Robertson
1947 Billy Hulen
1947 Jim Kane
1949 Frank Schulte
1958 Bill Forman
1960 Mike Kilroy
1962 Earl Yingling
1963 Cy Perkins
1963 Eddie Bacon
1966 Jumbo Brown
1967 Orville Armbrust
1967 Jackie Price
1967 Bull Wagner
1969 Danny O’Connell
1970 George Mohart
1975 Charlie Emig
1990 Heinie Schuble
1996 Les Tietje
1996 Tom Hafey
2005 Pat Kelly
2005 Bud Black
2006 Clyde Vollmer
2006 Al Heist
2011 John Romonosky
2015 Hal Schacker

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1908 Addie Joss throws a perfect game allowing Cleveland to top the White Sox and Ed Walsh, 1 – 0.

1920 A TRIPLE header!!! Cincinnati takes two of three from Pittsburgh… The only time this has happened since 1900…

1938 Bob Feller fans 18 Tigers, but Cleveland loses, 4 – 1.

1947 The first pinch hit homer in the World Series? Yogi Berra off of Ralph Branca in game three… (The Dodgers held on to win.)

1968 Bob Gibson fans 17 Tigers as the Cardinals take game one of the World Series, 4 – 0.

1972 Bill Stoneman blanks the Mets, 7 – 0, without allowing a hit. It was the Expo pitcher’s second career no-hitter.

1978 Bucky Dent homers to beat the Red Sox in a one-game playoff, allowing the Yankees to win the AL East…

1995 The Mariners, led by Randy Johnson, top the Angels, 9 – 1, to win a one-game playoff for the AL West title.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1900 Cincinnati drafted Hobe Ferris off of Grand Rapids in the Western League in the Rule 5 Draft.

1924 Philadelphia purchases Lefty Grove from Baltimore in the International League for $100,600.

1958 Kansas City sends Chico Carrasquel to Baltimore for Dick Williams.

1964 Pittsburgh signs amateur free agent catcher Manny Sanguillen.

1986 Kansas City claims Jim Eisenreich, who had been waived by the Twins.

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