Baseball History for November 4th

<— NOV 03     NOV 05 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1840 Fred Crane
1854 John Abadie
1866 Tom Hernon
1869 Mike Kilroy
1873 Roderick (Bobby or Rhody) Wallace
1877 Tommy Leach
1885 Clarence Herman (Jack) Enzenroth
1889 Art Schwind
1889 George O’Brien
1890 Joe Sherman
1893 Bill Leinhauser
1894 Bill Shanner
1895 Bill McCarren
1897 Ted Menze
1901 Bill Henderson
1904 Earl Mattingly
1905 Charles William (Lefty) Willis
1909 James Laverne (Skeeter) Webb
1910 Joe Beggs
1913 Joe Kracher
1914 Les McCrabb
1914 Sig Gryska
1916 Emil Kush
1920 Val Heim
1922 Eddie Basinski
1925 Forrest Vandergrift (Spook) Jacobs
1927 Carl Sawatski
1928 Jay Van Noy
1930 Guy (Moose) Morton
1930 Dick Groat
1933 John Patsy (Tito) Francona
1942 Jack Whillock
1943 Dick Selma
1946 Danny Godby
1947 Loyd Colson
1952 Doug Corbett
1953 Roger Slagle
1961 Logan Easley
1961 Argenis Antonio (Angel) Salazar
1961 Mark Bailey
1967 Ryan Thompson
1967 Eric Karros
1967 Chris Bushing
1967 Jon Shave
1968 Carlos Baerga
1968 Osvaldo Fernandez
1968 Domingo Cedeno
1971 Melvin Bunch
1974 Carlos Mendoza
1976 Kevin Frederick
1977 Marcus Gwyn
1977 Larry Bigbie
1978 Carmen Cali
1978 John Grabow
1979 Ezequiel Astacio
1981 Erick Threets
1982 Evan MacLane
1982 Chris Resop
1982 Travis Blackley
1985 Joe Savery
1991 Chad Wallach
1993 Chih-Wei Hu
1993 Steven Duggar
1994 Willie Calhoun

OBITUARIES:

1904 Jim Shanley
1904 Charlie Reilley
1912 Frank Murphy
1921 Levi Meyerle
1922 John Houseman
1927 Ed Hengel
1928 Ed Kelly
1939 Pete Henning
1946 John Barthold
1948 Jake Powell
1949 Larry Douglas
1950 Pete Alexander
1955 Cy Young
1959 Lefty Williams
1961 Kid Mohler
1965 Harry Trekell
1965 Johnny Mitchell
1967 Tom Lanning
1968 Vern Stephens
1971 Bud Messenger
1971 Polly McLarry
1971 Dink O’Brien
1974 Harry Fritz
1977 Pinky Pittenger
1979 Johnny Priest
1979 Yank Terry
1983 Clarence Pickrel
1992 Andy Varga
1993 Cliff Young
1994 George Bradshaw
1997 Johnny Dickshot
2001 Bob Gillespie
2004 Dee Phillips
2010 Sparky Anderson
2016 Eddie Carnett
2017 Gene Verble

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

2001 Arizona rallies against Mariano Rivera and the Yankees, plating two runs in the ninth – the last off a Luis Gonzalez broken bat hit – wins game seven, 3 – 2.

2009 The Yankees take game six, and top the Phillies to win the World Series. Hideki Matsui drives in a record tying six runs in the game.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1891 In a period where players jumping contracts was rather common, Roger Connor jumps his contract with the Giants to join the Philadelphia Athletics.

1929 The Giants sign free agent infielder Dave Bancroft.

1963 The Cardinals send George Altman and Bill Wakefield to the Mets for Roger Craig.

1981 The Yankees send Brian Ryder and (later) Freddie Toliver to the Reds for Ken Griffey (SR).

1985 The Padres sign amateur free agent infielder Carlos Baerga.

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