Baseball History for October 22nd

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1844 Frank Barrows
1851 John O’Brien
1856 Dan O’Leary
1857 Ed Rowen
1863 Al Myers
1868 Charlie Weber
1872 Mark McGrillis
1872 Wilfred (Kid) Carsey
1874 Fred Abbott
1879 Oscar Jones
1882 Mike McCormack
1883 Bill Carrigan
1888 Charles Ten Eyck (Chick) Lathers
1892 Norm McNeil
1895 Johnny Morrison
1896 Sam Bohne
1897 Myles Thomas
1899 Ike Kahdot
1900 James Thomas (Jumbo) Elliott
1900 Bill Bishop
1902 Rusty Yarnall
1907 Jimmie Foxx
1916 Harry Walker
1918 Lou Klein
1918 Fred Caligiuri
1920 Jim Hickey
1933 Ron Jackson
1941 Wilbur Wood
1942 Cecil Upshaw
1943 Bobby Mitchell
1953 Rich Wortham
1954 Jamie Quirk
1956 Frank DiPino
1957 Jeff Jones
1963 Bill Fulton
1964 Gerald Young
1968 Keith Osik
1969 Ariel Prieto
1969 Hector Carrasco
1970 Anthony Chavez
1973 Ichiro Suzuki
1976 Michael Barrett
1976 Mike Colangelo
1977 Brad Thomas
1979 Eli Whiteside
1982 Carlos Torres
1982 Darren O’Day
1982 Robinson Cano
1982 Brian Bixler
1986 Justin Freeman
1986 Chris Rusin
1990 Drew VerHagen
1991 Barrett Astin
1991 Jessie Biddle
1992 Alen Hanson
1994 Corbin Burnes
1996 Demarcus Evans

OBITUARIES:

1903 Joe Yingling
1923 Warren McLaughlin
1926 Jake Aydelott
1927 Ross Youngs

Bright’s Disease – a kidney disorder.

1928 Jack Dunn
1929 Jim Manning
1929 Walt Lerian

“Lerian was struck yesterday afternoon. Police said that Charles Lloyd, driver of the truck, swerved to avoid a collision with another machine, and ran onto the sidewalk, crushing Lerian against a building, inflicting internal injuries, severe body bruises and breaking one leg.”

“Walt Lerian is Killed By Motor Truck”, Benton Harbor News-Palladium, 22 October 1929, Page 9.

1933 Bobby Clack
1934 Belden Hill
1935 Tommy Tucker
1936 Fred Olmstead
1939 Dale Williams
1944 Jim Brown
1952 Howard McGraner
1954 Earl Whitehill
1956 Frank Scheibeck
1956 John Jackson
1957 Larry Pezold
1960 Charlie Hartman
1970 Cal Dorsett
1973 Ben Van Dyke
1981 Taffy Wright
1984 Babe Pinelli
2000 Hank Wyse
2009 Herman Reich
2011 Roy Smalley
2013 Mark Small
2015 John Tsitouris
2017 Darrell Osteen

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1960 The New Yorker publishes “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu”, an essay on Ted Williams’ last game at Fenway Park written by John Updike.

1975 Cincinnati tops Boston, 4 – 3, in game seven of the World Series when Joe Morgan’s accidental hit scores Ken Griffey in the ninth.

2016 For the first time in 108 years, the Cubs win the NL Pennant, taking out the Dodgers in six games.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1973 The Angels sent Ken Berry, Clyde Wright, Steve Barber, and Art Kusnyer to the Brewers for Skip Lockwood, Ellie Rodriguez, Gary Ryerson, Ollie Brown and Joe Lahoud.

1974 San Francisco sent Bobby Bonds to the Yankees for Bobby Murcer.

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