Baseball History for November 7th

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1857 Edward Sylvester (The Only) Nolan
1868 Julie Freeman
1872 Monte McFarland
1872 Billy Ging
1873 Frank Eustace
1885 Ed Mensor
1889 Tommy Thompson
1891 Tracy Baker
1898 Mike Pasquella
1906 Alan Strange
1910 Wilbur Lee (Bill) Brubaker
1911 Herb Crompton
1916 Joe Hatten
1919 Tommy Neill
1932 Dick Stuart
1933 Bob Hale
1935 Jay Hankins
1938 Jim Kaat
1938 Jake Gibbs
1941 Clarence Jones
1944 Joe Niekro
1945 Dave Bennett
1947 Don Newhauser
1948 Tom Walker
1948 John Albert (Buck) Martinez
1950 Willie Norwood
1951 John Tamargo
1955 Guy Sularz
1958 Reggie Patterson
1959 Rich Rodas
1961 Orlando Mercado
1965 Kevin Bearse
1966 Andy Tomberlin
1966 William Suero
1966 Brian Drahman
1967 Dave Wainhouse
1968 Russ Springer
1969 Dave Fleming
1971 Todd Ritchie
1972 Travis Smith
1973 Sean DePaula
1974 Glendon Rusch
1974 Kris Benson
1976 Les Walrond
1978 Juan Salas
1979 Willie Collazo
1979 Juan Brito
1981 Dave Krynzel
1982 Brian Horwitz
1983 Esmerling Vasquez
1985 Mitch Harris
1988 Dariel Alvarez
1989 Sonny Gray
1990 Danny Santana

OBITUARIES:

1888 Rit Harrison
1901 Tub Welch
1904 Fred Carroll
1918 Mike Tiernan
1922 Sam Thompson
1927 Ed Clark
1930 Warren Fitzgerald
1930 John Hanna
1942 Birdie Cree
1943 Bill Wolff
1946 Tom Daly
1947 Cy Wright
1948 Jake Smith
1954 Art Bues
1954 Charlie Frisbee
1966 Rube Bressler
1969 Chick Galloway
1970 Johnny Hudson
1970 Paul McCullough
1982 Jim Bivin
1989 Tommy Tatum
1993 Tex Shirley
1996 Eddie Lukon
2006 Johnny Sain
2006 Buddy Kerr
2009 Bob Dillinger
2010 George Estock
2014 Allen Ripley
2015 Fred Besana

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1964 Baseball owners approve the Braves decision to move from Milwaukee to Atlanta after the 1965 season.

1973 Sylvia Presser, from the New Jersey Civil Rights Division, rules to allow girls to play Little League baseball.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1928 Boston unloads player-manager Rogers Hornsby to the Cubs for five players and $200,000. Emil Fuchs, the owner, would take over the reins of the Braves.

1973 Chicago sends Glenn Beckert (and Bobby Fenwick) to the Padres for outfielder Jerry Morales.

1985 Montreal signs amateur free agent pitcher Mel Rojas.

1997 The Yankees send Kenny Rogers (and cash) to the Athletics for a player to be named later – Scott Brosius.

2007 Houston sends Brad Lidge and Eric Bruntlett to the Phillies for Michael Bourn, Mike Constanzo, and Geoff Geary.

2011 Kansas City sends Melky Cabrera to the Giants for Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo.

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