Baseball History for October 27th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1857 Julius Willigrod
1858 Joe Mulvey
1866 John J. (Egyptian) Healy
1869 Charles P. (Chick) Pedroes
1876 Patsy Dougherty
1876 Charlie Kuhns
1878 John C. (Shad) Barry
1888 Al Scheer
1889 Chester Emerson
1890 John Allen
1894 Charlie Bold
1895 Clarence Huber
1896 Frank Okrie
1900 Noah Richard (Red) Proctor
1901 George Smith
1902 Jim Keesey
1904 Frank Bennett
1917 Bob Patrick
1918 Ed Albosta
1919 Don Richmond
1922 Del Rice
1922 Ralph Kiner
1933 Elijah Jerry (Pumpsie) Green
1936 Lee Stange
1940 Hector Valle
1945 Mike Lum
1946 Rick Austin
1949 Jim Burton
1952 Bill Travers
1952 Pete Vuckovich
1952 Gil Flores
1953 Barry Bonnell
1953 U. L. Washington
1960 Ron Shepherd
1960 Tom Nieto
1961 Bill Swift
1962 Terry Bell
1962 Mike Dunne
1963 Eric Bell
1963 Bip Roberts
1965 Bobby Moore
1970 Pedro Swann
1971 Scott Forster
1972 Brad Radke
1973 Jason Johnson
1974 Denny Stark
1976 Simon Pond
1977 Onan Masaoka
1980 Kelvin Jimenez
1983 Martin Prado
1983 Brent Clevlen
1985 Kyle Waldrop
1986 Pedro Beato
1986 Jonathon Niese
1987 Jay Jackson
1987 Ben Paulsen
1988 T. J. Rivera
1989 Ruben Tejada
1990 Carlos Perez
1990 Jason Wheeler
1995 Francisco Mejia

OBITUARIES:

1915 Martin Mullen
1921 Bill Kuehne
1928 Billy West
1929 Bill Henderson
1945 Jack Hannifin
1945 Taylor Shafer
1951 Pryor McElveen
1951 John Brock
1955 Clark Griffith
1959 Scott Perry
1959 Elmer Koestner
1967 Bill Bailey
1969 Charlie Jamieson
1973 Bennie Tate
1973 Eddie Yount
1977 Carlisle Littlejohn
1977 Red Lynn
1978 Rube Walberg
1979 Charlie Wiedemeyer
1980 Frank Loftus
1984 Hank Helf
1988 Ben Steiner
2006 Joe Niekro
2008 John Goetz
2008 Ed Levy
2010 Gene Fodge
2013 Eddie Erautt

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1954 Marilyn Monroe files for divorce from outfielder Joe DiMaggio.

1985 Bret Saberhagen and the Royals clock an angry St. Louis Cardinals in game seven to win the World Series.

1986 The Mets come back (again!) to win game seven from Boston to take the World Series.

1987 Minnesota scores a lone run in the 10th inning to take game seven from St. Louis and win the World Series.

1991 Jack Morris pitches all ten innings in a duel with John Smoltz as Minnesota blanks the Braves to win the World Series in seven games.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1924 The Pirates send Wilbur Cooper, Charlie Grimm, and Rabbit Maranville to the Cubs for Vic Aldridge, George Grantham, and Al Niehaus.

1965 St. Louis sent Dick Groat, Bill White, and Bob Uecker to the Phillies for Pat Corrales, Alex Johnson, and Art Mahaffey.

1966 St. Louis signs amateur free agent outfielder Jose Cruz.

1978 Boston purchases Mike Easler from Pittsburgh.

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