Baseball History for October 21st

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1863 George Rooks
1864 Pete Lohman
1877 Charlie Harris
1880 Jack Hayden
1884 Bill Lelivelt
1885 Gus Fisher
1887 Roy Corhan
1887 Finners Quinlan
1909 Bill Lee
1913 Mark Christman
1916 Eddie Carnett
1916 Bill Bevens
1917 Frank Papish
1917 Bob Prichard
1918 Ralph McCabe
1922 Stan Partenheimer
1925 Valmy Thomas
1928 Whitey Ford
1933 Johnny Goryl
1939 Ted Uhlaender
1941 Ron Davis
1948 Bill Russell
1949 Skip James
1951 Ron Pruitt
1953 Juan Eichelberger
1954 Keith Drumright
1955 Jerry Garvin
1959 George Bell
1960 Franklin Stubbs
1966 Kevin Batiste
1967 John Flaherty
1969 Chuck Smith
1970 Marc Wilkins
1973 Bryan Corey
1975 Toby Hall
1979 Khalil Greene
1979 Tim Spooneybarger
1979 Steve Holm
1979 Gabe Gross
1980 Jon Coutlangus
1980 Troy Cate
1982 Jim Henderson
1983 Casey Fien
1983 Zack Greinke
1983 Andy Marte
1984 Danny Herrera
1984 Jose Lobaton
1986 C. C. Lee
1987 Justin De Fratus
1989 Danny Barnes
1994 Jose Ruiz

OBITUARIES:

1891 Ed Daily
1912 Charlie Waitt
1918 Harry Chapman
1923 Biff Sheehan
1925 Marv Goodwin

Plane crash three days earlier while with the US Army Reserve.

1936 Charlie Mason
1954 Art Gardiner
1958 Lep Long
1959 Elmer Rieger
1960 Oscar Tuero
1961 Harry Gleason
1965 Lou Nagelsen
1968 Jack Killilay
1969 Ray Richmond
1981 Gene Robertson
1984 Johnny Rigney
1988 Reggie Otero
1990 Frank Waddey
1991 Jim Hamby
1991 Bobby Coombs
1992 Joe Dwyer
1993 Wayne Belardi
1995 Vada Pinson
1997 Dolph Camilli
1998 Phil Haugstad
2004 Jim Bucher

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1975 Carlton Fisk’s 12th inning homer gives the Red Sox a win in game six over the Reds. Bernie Carbo’s pinch hit homer in the 8th inning made this moment possible.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1968 Montreal purchases Bob Bailey from the Dodgers.

1969 Pittsburgh sends Carl Taylor and Frank Vanzin to the Cardinals for Dave Giusti and Dave Ricketts.

1981 The Yankees sent outfielder Willie McGe to the Cardinals for pitcher Bob Sykes. McGee would have several good to great seasons in St. Louis – Sykes would never pitch in a game for New York.

1983 Brett Butler and Brook Jacoby were the players to be named later in the trade that sent Len Barker from Cleveland to Atlanta…

Also, San Diego signed amateur free agent catcher Sandy Alomar.

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