Baseball History for November 2nd

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1846 Tom Carey
1847 Charlie Sweasy
1858 Frank Harris
1859 William Nusz
1860 Frank Graves
1866 Frank Genins
1868 Jim McCormick
1869 George Sharrott
1874 George Bell
1877 Otto Williams
1879 Burt Keeley
1886 Clem Clemens
1888 Edward Harirson (Dutch) Zwilling
1896 Leroy Evans (Chick) Maynard
1901 Jerry Standaert
1903 Travis Jackson
1903 Elon Chester (Chief) Hogsett
1906 Emmett James (Tim) McKeithan
1911 Morris E. (Red) Jones
1914 Jesse Flores
1914 Tom McBride
1914 Johnny Vander Meer
1916 Al Campanis
1919 Bill Mills
1920 Dick Sisler
1920 John Sullivan
1924 George Estock
1927 Davey Williams
1928 Bob Ross
1941 Bill Connors
1942 Ron Reed
1946 Tom Paciorek
1953 Paul Hartzell
1955 Bob Tufts
1955 Greg Harris
1956 Gary Hargis
1958 Willie McGee
1963 Pat Rice
1963 Sam Horn
1966 Orlando Merced
1970 Marcus Moore
1972 Travis Miller
1974 Jose Fernandez
1974 Orlando Cabrera
1975 Paul Rigdon
1976 Sidney Ponson
1981 Wilson Betemit
1982 Yunel Escobar
1984 Tommy Layne
1985 Daryl Thompson
1986 Taylor Green
1988 Seth Rosin
1990 Brian Goodwin
1990 Melvin Mercedes
1990 Matt Koch
1991 Carlos Asuaje
1994 Jonathan Loaisiga

OBITUARIES:

1894 Alamazoo Jennings
1894 William Houseman
1897 Joe Sullivan
1899 Tim McGinley
1901 John Corcoran
1904 Henry Austin
1926 Bill Bailey
1932 Frank Cross
1933 Lou Phelan
1944 Bert Conn
1944 Ed Brandt
1947 Dot Fulghum
1960 Everett Scott
1965 Clarence Fisher
1966 Lew Moren
1967 Clem Clemens
1970 Bobby LaMotte
1972 Freddy Parent

According to Nationalpastime.com, he was the last surviving Red Sox player from their first World Series in 1903.

1973 Greasy Neale
1976 Dee Miles
1976 Regis Leheny
1981 Hugh East
1982 Bill Zuber
1983 Hal Wiltse
1989 Steve Simpson
1993 Papa Williams
1993 Butch Nieman
1995 Sal Gliatto
1997 Roy McMillan
1998 Elmo Plaskett
2000 Eddie Collins
2006 Red Hayworth
2009 Ron Moeller
2010 Clyde King
2012 Joe Ginsberg
2013 Russ Sullivan
2015 Eddie Milner

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1964 CBS buys 80 percent of the New York Yankees from Del Webb and Dan Topping for about $11.2 million. During CBS’s ownership, the team enters a down period of their history, not getting back to a pennant until the team is owned by George Steinbrenner.

2016 Needing extra innings following a rain delay, the Chicago Cubs top the Indians, 8 – 7, in 10 innings to win their first World Series since 1908. The Cubs came back from down 3 – 1, winning the last two games in Cleveland.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1926 The Tigers release player-manager Ty Cobb.

1972 Atlanta sends Felix Millan and George Stone to the Mets for Gary Gentry and Danny Frisella.

1974 Atlanta sends Hank Aaron to the Brewers for Dave May and a player to be named later (Roger Alexander).

1985 Texas acquires Pete Incaviglia from the Expos for Bob Sebra and Jim Anderson.

1993 Cincinnati sends Dan Wilson and Bobby Ayala to Seattle for Erik Hanson and Bret Boone.

1999 Texas sends Juan Gonzales, Danny Patterson and Greg Zaun to the Tigers for Frank Catalanotto, Francisco Cordero, Gabe Kapler, Justin Thompson, Bill Haselman, and Alan Webb.

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