Baseball History for October 12th

<— OCT 11     OCT 13 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1848 Sam Field
1854 Charlie Morton
1855 John Carbine
1856 Charles Marvin (Pop) Smith
1857 Charles Augustine (Chub) Collins
1860 Frank Ringo
1869 Ed Householder
1869 Malachi Kittridge
1874 Jimmy Burke
1882 John Preston (Pete) Hill
1882 Ivan Howard
1883 Charlie French
1884 Frank Rooney
1888 Bill Swanson
1888 Max Fiske
1889 Dick Cotter
1890 Joe Jenkins
1890 Frank Talmadge (Dixie) Davis
1892 Rupert Mills
1893 Hank Ritter
1894 John Merritt
1899 Bernard Daniel (Bub) Kuhn
1901 Erv Brame
1902 Stew Bolen
1903 Robert Clyde (Dutch) Holland
1903 Jack Crouch
1905 Rick Ferrell
1906 Joe Cronin
1907 Al Smith
1907 Phil Weintraub
1910 Walter Signer
1911 Malton Joseph (Red) Bullock
1912 Ed Moriarty
1912 Al Unser
1915 Lou Novikoff
1916 Sam Gentile
1917 Ray Murray
1926 John Kennedy
1927 Harold Ray (Doc) Daugherty
1930 Joe Trimble
1935 Larry Sidney (Bobo) Osborne
1935 Tony Kubek
1940 Glenn Beckert
1945 Herman Hill
1954 Garth Iorg
1954 Gil Kubski
1955 Jim Lewis
1956 Steve Shirley
1962 Sid Fernandez
1966 Jorge Pedre
1969 Jose Valentin
1969 Derrick White
1970 Tanyon Sturtze
1971 Tony Fiore
1973 Leslie Brea
1982 Casey McGehee
1982 Paul Janish
1983 Nolan Reimold
1986 Trevor Bell
1988 Nick Tepesch
1988 Jose Ortega
1989 Francisco Pena
1991 JT Riddle
1992 Jandel Gustave
1993 Ketel Marte
1993 Sal Romano
1994 Max Schrock

OBITUARIES:

1892 Ernie Burch
1910 George Mundinger
1915 Bert Myers
1917 Bill Clay
1918 Harry Glenn
1918 Tom Burr
1935 Ray Treadaway
1945 Henry Oxley
1948 Bill Gardner
1951 Bill Essick
1951 Pug Griffin
1951 Rube Vinson
1954 Walter Holke
1962 Rube Geyer
1963 Clyde Goodwin
1965 Curt Davis
1973 Jim Mattox
1983 Charlie Engle
1986 Norm Cash
1987 Snake Henry
1989 Joe Foy
2005 Mike Naymick
2006 Johnny Callison
2008 Juan Jimenez
2012 Jim Kremmel
2019 Jackie Hernandez

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

World Series Winners:

1907 Cubs – on Mordecai Brown’s shutout of Detroit.

1916 Red Sox – Ernie Shore keeps Brooklyn at bay.

1920 Indians – Stan Coveleski blanks Brooklyn.

1967 Cardinals – Bob Gibson ends Boston’s dream.

In other news…

1948 The Yankees hire Casey Stengel to manage the team… That would work out just fine for New York, huh?

1954 Connie Mack gets approval to sell the A’s to Arnold Johnson, who would take the team to Kansas City.

1982 Brewer Paul Molitor is the first player to have a five hit game in the World Series…

1986 Dave Henderson homers off of Donnie Moore in one of the great back and forth games in baseball history. Boston, down to its last strike, clips the Angels in the eleventh inning.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1965 Washington sends Woodie Held to Baltimore for John Orsino. Meanwhile, the Phillies sign amateur free agent Larry Bowa.

1966 Pittsburgh sends Wilbur Wood to the White Sox for a player to be named later – Juan Pizarro.

1986 San Diego signs amateur free agent Jose Valentin.

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